Emergency Services

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Emergency Plans - The Borough Council have an emergency plan that allows for the deployment of services during any major incident or event.  They are available 24 hours a day to ensure that Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is prepared to respond to any civil emergency and support the community.  Emergency plans often respond to a wide range of major incident scenarios.

The Council's response to any emergency includes some of the following which could be dealt with alone or in partnership with other Authorities and agencies 

  • Immediate Temporary Shelter
  • Temporary accommodation for evacuees.
  • Emotional support for victims, family and friends.
  • Information and Media Support.
  • Help lines for affected persons and businesses.
  • Interpreting Services.
  • Emergency Mortuaries.
  • Road Closures and Diversions.
  • Transport
  • Plant, machinery and equipment
  • Building safety inspections.
  • Clearance of debris.
  • Sanitation.
  • Provision of emergency lighting etc.

These are just a few of the issues that are covered by emergency planning.

Contact Information

For further information please contact

Civil Contingencies Team,
Central Depot,
Barleyfield Industrial Estate,
Nantyglo, Gwent. NP23 4YF.

Email: emergency.planning@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk

Principal Civl Contingencies Coordinator 
Civl Contingencies Officer  
Civil Contingencies Assistant
Risk Management Officer
01495 355568
01495 354708
01495 355081
01495 355636