Utilities

Electricity

UK POWER NETWORKS are responsible for maintenance of mains electricity in the Essendon area.
POWER CUT? CALL 0800 316 3105

Check areas affected

Gas

National gas emergency service:

0800 111999

 


Water

Affinity Water is responsible for maintenance of the water supply in the Essendon area

LEAKS? please phone: 0800 3765325
 

 

Sewers

Thames Water are responsible for sewerage in the Essendon area

Problems? 0845 9200800

Post

There is a postbox next to the phone box in School Lane. 

Last collections:   Mon - Fri 4.15pm

                                Saturdays 12:00pm

 

Rubbish and Recycling

 

ALL collections take place on MONDAY mornings

There are THREE wheelie bins provided:

BROWN for garden waste (additional charge £35 per annum)

BLUE LIDDED for plastic, cardboard, glass and an insert for paper

BLACK BIN for landfill/general waste.

Collections are on alternate Mondays:

One week for BROWN/BLUE recycling

The following week for BLACK BIN landfill


NB: On weeks with a bank holiday, both recycling and landfill waste are collected according to holiday schedules

All bins must be placed at the front of the property on collection days or they will not be emptied

Boxes and wheelie bins are provided free of charge by the council for recycling (a charge is levied for replacement wheelie bins).

 

LINK TO A-Z LIST OF WHAT GOES IN EACH BIN

 

Environment Agency

Phone: Hotline (including fly tipping): 0800 807060

 

The closest recycling centre (which also accepts landfill waste) is at Cole green on the A414.  This link to Wasteaware has more information.  The Hatfield Great North Road Tesco site also has recycling facilities for paper, cans and clothes.

Healthcare

 

NHS 24 : CALL 111

LISTER HOSPITAL

Stevenage, SG1 4AB - 01438 314333

QUEEN ELIZABETH II : (QE2)

Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4HQ - 01707 326398

HERTFORD COUNTY HOSPITAL

Hertford, SG14 1LP - 01438 314333

To find a GP/DENTIST

in the Essendon area, use the NHS web site

Police

 

CALL :

101

to be directed to Hertfordshire Constabulary

 

Police Station

Hatfield Police Station

Comet Way
Hatfield
Hertfordshire
AL10 9SJ

OPENING HOURS:

Mon-Thurs    8.00am until 11.00pm

Fri/Sat            8.00am until Midnight

Sunday          10.00am until 8.00pm

SAFER NEIGHBOURHOOD TEAM

for Welwyn Hatfield South

Sgt Dave Stansbury

email : david.stansbury@herts.pnn.police.uk

or call:  0845 045 4545

 

Hertfordshire Constabulary Headquarters
Stanborough Road
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL8 6XF

Hertfordshire Crimestoppers: 0800 555111