One of the functions of the Building Control Service is to ensure that public safety is maintained in relation to harm which could happen from buildings or structures

Therefore if you are aware of any buildings or structures which you believe might cause serious injury to your neighbours or general members of the public, you should report it to Building Control using the contact details below.

The type of matters we may be able to deal with are, for example:-

  • Loose tiles
  • Loose brickwork
  • Storm damage
  • Fire damage
  • Dilapidated walls/structures
  • Unsecured buildings/sites where there are dangerous elements of structure

The service provides an advisory role and works with the police and fire service when dealing with major or serious incidents involving buildings and structures as well.

To report a dangerous structure, please contact us on the following details:


Telephone: 01892 602005

Out of hours (emergency): 03301 233517
(Please note you will receive a response within 2 hours)

Building Control,
Wealden District Council,
Council Offices,
Vicarage Lane,
BN27 2AX