Asbestos in council houses

Carrying out DIY work in your home

When carrying out DIY in your home please remember that you need to get permission from your local community housing team.

They can be contacted on:

Standard decorating and scraping of wallpaper or painting is perfectly safe but please do not sand down walls or ceilings that have Artex.

We ask that you avoid disturbing or damaging asbestos containing materials that are in good condition.

If you have damaged or deteriorating asbestos materials in your home contact ACCESSLine on 03452 777 778.