Here you will find information on environmental and health
and safety matters for homeowners, landlords and tenants.
Advice on fuel poverty, how to save energy, and what help is
available to keep you warm.
Advice on Government housing standards, housing rating systems
and how to tackle poor housing conditions.
There are various schemes and grants available to owners of
empty properties to encourage them to return these to use.
The Royal Borough has some of the largest Houses in Multiple
Occupation (HMOs) in the country; tackling fire safety protects
residents from unsafe conditions.
Advice on what to do if you think you may be suffering
from carbon monoxide poisoning and how to spot the signs and
Does your property need to be adapted for a disabled person? Has
your boiler fallen into disrepair? Would you like central heating
installed in place of a less efficient system? If the answer is
yes, the Council may be able to help.
See if your property meets the criteria for an HMO, find out
about the licensing requirements, and read our safety advice.
The Environmental Health Department can help you manage your
pest control issues. Find out about or Domestic Pest Control
Service, and read advice on gulls, foxes, and pests in refuse
Find out what can be done at a local level to help combat the
effects of global climate change and work towards a