I'm new to Newham,
what should I know?
Once a week we will take away your household rubbish. Please
leave your rubbish out on your property by 6am on the morning of
your collections. It is an offence and a possible health risk to
leave your rubbish out on the pavement.
On the appropriate day, this should be left in a proper
container for collection (This should be supplied to you when you
move in). At all other times it should be properly stored on your
Find out the
day of collection or how to
request a bin.
Collection of Bulky Items
The council offers FREE collection of bulky items such as
mattresses, chairs, and fridges. Call the contact centre on 020
8430 2000 or fill in an online form.
If you see anyone dumping rubbish in your street, anything from
a small plastic sack to a lorry load of builders' rubble, please
take down details such as the registration number of the vehicle or
any identifying details on its side and call 020 8430 2000
or use the online eform.
Crime and Anti Social Behaviour (C-ASB)
To report all forms of anti-social behaviour including violence,
harassment, graffiti, vandalism, noise nuisance and abandoned
vehicles. You can report anti-social behaviour by calling our
24-hour hotline on 0800 731 3300 or by completing an
Noise and Nuisance
Anyone who experiences noisy neighbours or barking dogs can
report it to the Enforcement and Safety Division on 020 8430
Doctor and GP Surgery
If you have moved you will need to change your doctor. To
register with a GP you can visit nearby surgeries and ask at
reception about registration.
Call or visit the NHS Direct on 0845
Dentist / Optician
To find your nearest dentist or optician call
NHS Direct on 0845
Accident and Emergency - 24hrs, 7 Days a week
Newham General Hospital, Glen Road, Plaistow, London E13 8SL
Newham Walk-in Clinic
The Walk-in Centre offers healthcare advice,
information and treatment - no appointment is necessary. It is open
Monday to Friday, 7am-10pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am-10pm.
Next to Newham University Hospital, Glen Road, Plaistow, London
To contact reception call 020 7363 9200
Parks, Libraries, Leisure Centres and Events
There are 22 parks, 4 leisure centres, 10 libraries and more
than 28 community centres in the borough. Visit our
what's on pages for more information of
what's going on in your local area.
The Newham Magazine is
published fortnightly and delivered to every home in the borough
which details what's going on. If you do not receive this call 020
For all the above or general enquiries visit
Local Service Centre or call
020 8430 2000.
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