The Housing Standards team is committed to improving and protecting the health, safety and well being of the residents within Bolton.  The unit tackles poor property standards within the private rented sector and aims to improve the management standards of landlords operating within the borough.

The unit provides advice, information and enforces relevant legislation on many aspects of private sector housing including:

The unit also deals with a wide range of complaints and requests for assistance and advice in relation to:

  • Accumulations of waste on private land, 
  • Statutory Nuisances – e.g. damp being caused between neighbouring properties,
  • Drainage problems (excluding public sewers, which are responsibility of United Utilities),
  • Filthy and verminous properties, 
  • Swimming pool sampling,
  • Private water supply sampling
  • Please get in touch using the details on the Contacts tab for further information.

Following the Grenfell Towers tragedy Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) have released (31.07.17) frequently asked questions about fire safety in high-rise blocks.  

Anyone with concerns about the safety of a high-rise building can email for more information or ring 0800 555815.  

Housing Standards

Castle Hill Centre

Castleton Street



Telephone 01204 336500
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