Safety in your council home

  • Government statement regarding fire doors
    We are aware of a recent press release from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in relation to fire door safety.
  • Fire
    A fire in the home can be extremely dangerous and the situation can worsen very quickly, so time is critical.
  • Fire safety in the home
    This information offers some simple guidelines to help you think about fire safety in your home and recognise risk areas.
  • Fire Safety FAQs
    Frequently asked questions
  • Fire Safety - what we do and why
    Fire safety information about what we do and why we do it.
  • Clear Corridor Policy
    We regularly carry out inspections of communal and shared spaces to ensure that they are free from fire risks and obstructions.
  • Gas leaks
    Gas leaks are very dangerous in the home. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless, poisonous gas that can be given off as a result of the incomplete burning of gas by household appliances.
  • Carbon monoxide
    Unsafe gas appliances can produce a highly poisonous gas called carbon monoxide (CO).
  • Electrical faults
    If you think there is an electrical fault in your home, turn off the electricity at the mains to be safe.
  • Water leaks
    What to do if you have a major water leak in your home.