Wealden District Council
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Who to contact in an emergency

If you need to report an emergency please use the numbers below – but please only use these numbers for reporting the emergencies that are listed

The Emergency Planning Service ensures that the Council is prepared to respond to any major emergency which occurs within the District, to support neighbouring authorities and emergency services and to respond to national disasters should they occur.

In the event of a major emergency the points of contact are:

  • Emergency Services: 999 (24 hour)
  • To report an incidents and emergency to the Council during office hours (9am to 5pm) please contact our offices on 01323 443322
  • In a major emergency out of office hours our duty emergency response officer can be contacted on 01323 443599
  • In a homelessness emergency out of office hours call 0330 123 3517 or email lifeline@corservcare.co.uk
  • Council Housing Tenants requiring emergency repairs outside of office hours please call 01323 443375
  • For an environmental health emergency out of office hours call 0330 123 3517 or email lifeline@corservcare.co.uk

Other Useful Contacts

There are also some useful contacts to have easily accessible in an emergency:

  • Your landlord / managing agent / housing association
    your insurance company
  • Police, Fire or Ambulance (emergency) – 999
  • Sussex Police (non-emergency) – 101
  • NHS (non-emergency) – 111
  • East Sussex Fire Brigade (non-emergency) – 0303 999 1000
  • Anti-Terrorism Hotline (to report anything suspicious – always call 999 in an emergency) – 0800 789 321
  • Gas Emergency Services – 0800 111 999
  • UK Power Networks -105
  • Environment Agency Floodline – 0345 988 1188 / Typetalk 0345 602 6340