Street care and cleaning

The Environmental Care Team aims to help all members of the community to live, work and visit a clean and tidy town by tackling:

  • untidy sites - private land, over growth and waste
  • dumped rubbish
  • overgrown gardens
  • fly tipping
  • fly posting
  • vandalism and graffiti
  • dog fouling
  • damaged dog waste bins
  • leaf fall

The Environmental Care Team also undertake environmental enforcement, you can view the latest prosecutions on our Waste Enforcement and Prosecutions page.

Please report any of these issues using our online forms on MySouthend. Alternatively, why not register for MySouthend where you can manage and keep track of your reports online and have control to get the information you need, without having to call or visit us. When you register with MySouthend you will receive updates on the progress of your report. Register, or sign in to your MySouthend account.

We aim to respond to all reports within 24 hours and keep you updated on the course of action to be taken.

Veolia clean over 234 miles of roads and streets across the city of Southend-on-Sea. That’s a similar distance to driving from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester. We are also responsible for emptying 685 litter bins and 341 dog waste bins located across the city.

You can email to request a copy of the following street care and cleaning PDFs:

  • Business Duty of Care Leaflet
  • Draft Environmental Enforcement Strategy
  • Environmental Crime Enforcement Strategy
  • Householders Duty of Care Leaflet

Contact waste, fly tipping, fly posting & graffiti

Telephone: 01702 215006

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