Reporting blocked a blocked gulley, problems with public sewers, private drainage and information on preparing for a flood.

Business continuity

Under the Civil Contingencies Act (2004) local authorities like Trafford Council are responsible for advising and assisting businesses and voluntary sector organisations with their Business Continuity Management.

Emergency planning

How we will respond to major incidents.


The closed circuit television (CCTV) in Trafford is continuously monitored by our 24 hour Control Room. The Police are informed of suspicious incidents as they arise and can be directed to the exact location by CCTV operators.

Trafford Control Room

The Control Room provides a first point of contact for members of the public, elected members and the emergency services in relation to any out-of-hours emergencies where an immediate response from us is necessary.

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