Environmental Health is a department of every local council. You should be able to find their contact details on your council’s website, or by Googling ‘environmental health’ and the name of your town or area.
Read our page on contacting Environmental Health before you use this letter. It’s not a suitable action for every type of problem.
I am a tenant of [your building/address] and I am writing to inform you of a problem with my accommodation which I have been unable to resolve directly with my landlord after [number] weeks and repeated attempts at communication.
[Describe the issue]
I believe this to be a [hazard to mental health/hazard to physical health/serious issue of safety] for [myself/myself and my family members/myself and other tenants in the flat/block].
I would be grateful if you could contact me for further discussion of this issue and guidance as to my next steps.
I can be contacted on [email address and/or phone number].
Many thanks. I look forward to hearing from you soon.
[Sign your name]
[Print your name]
Let us know your email address, and we’ll follow up in a few weeks’ time to see whether there’s been any progress on your issue, and to get your thoughts on how we can make FixMyBlock more helpful. We will only use this for one survey email.