Asbestos

Housing

Left undisturbed, asbestos shouldn’t cause you any harm.  But when it’s disturbed by - damage, drilling, sawing or moving - the airborne particles can cause you serious health problems.

If you’re planning work at home that may disturb asbestos - like repairs, alterations, decorations - you should contact us first.

When you contact us, we’ll be able to check our records to see if there’s a chance asbestos might be disturbed.

Remember – you need our written permission before carrying out any alterations or improvements.

Find out how you get permission here.

Asbestos thought to be threat to your health has already been removed from your home by the council. 

If you’d like to see the records of asbestos in your home, please feel free to contact us.

Contact Click to get info

Email propertyservices@walthamforest.gov.uk

Phone 0208 496 4096.