Works and surveys we do for your safety

To keep your home safe we regularly carry out a range of works and surveys including:

  • asbestos surveys to ensure large scale works or capital works can be carried out safely
  • structural surveys
  • electrical testing to identify any repairs needed and full electrical rewiring programmes  
  • carbon monoxide detector installations
  • mains-operated smoke detector installations for properties without smoke detectors or with battery operated detectors
  • annual gas service on all gas appliances that belong to the council, read our gas safety and servicing policy for more information

Fire safety

To ensure your safety we have:

  • a strong fire safety management strategy
  • invested £4million over the last three years in fire safety programmes
  • fitted all our properties with smoke alarms
  • Mears – a leading provider of repairs and maintenance work – on hand to fit any missing or faulty fire alarms. You can contact Mears by calling 0800 073 0300.