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Communities and Environment


What does the group cover?

This group brings together a number of statutory functions such as planning, licensing, highways and traffic management as well as policy priority areas of community development and volunteering, energy strategy and climate change. Environmental and building related services falls within this group as well as commissioning and performance managing the management of the Council's housing stock.

The group contains the following service areas:

  • Communities and Environment, Strategic Director, Paul Downing
  • Culture, Communities, Leisure and Volunteering - Service Director, Lindsay Murray
  • Development, Transport and Public Protection - Service Director, Anneliese Hutchinson
  • Commissioning and Business Development (Communities and Environment) - Service Director, Tony Alder
  • Council Housing, Design and Technical Services - Service Director, Peter Udall
  • Transport Strategy - Service Director, Anneliese Hutchinson
  • Economic and Housing Growth - Service Director - Andrew Marshall

Direct Delivery & Traded Services

  • Facilities Management - Service Director, Dale Robson
  • Waste Services, Maintenance and Fleet Management - Service Director, Colin Huntington

Contact Us

Civic Centre
Regent Street



To contact Waste Services, Ground Maintenance & Fleet Management:

Park Road

Telephone: 0191 433 7000

E-mail: Waste Services, Ground Maintenance & Fleet Management

To Contact Construction Services:

Gateway Construction
Shearlegs Road

Telephone: 0191 433 7262

E-mail: Gateway Construction

To Contact Facilities Management:

Shearlegs Road

Telephone: 0191 433 7333

E-mail: Facilities Management