Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a question about policing or the law? You may be able to find the answer here.
Through our frequently asked questions section we aim to help you find the answers you need without having to call us to ask for information. We've provided answers to questions on a range of topics which are regularly asked of police forces up and down the country.
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As with any complaint of noise you can report this to Environmental Services of your local council and it is possible that inconsiderate contractors could be served with a noise abatement notice.
See the website in related information to find your local authority.
There are generally no legal restrictions on the times this work may be carried out and sometimes it is necessary to carry out work during unsociable hours to avoid disruption to traffic or to carry out emergency repairs in the event of gas and water leaks.
If you can identify the contractor and/or the department the work is being carried out for ie gas/electricity/water/telephone then it may be worthwhile complaining directly to the company for who the work is being carried out.