Whether you live, work or are visiting Westminster there is always a possibility you could experience an emergency.
By being prepared you’ll be able to look after yourself, your family, your colleagues and neighbours. This means we can to help those who need it when responding to an emergency.
There is lots of advice online to help you prepare for an emergency:
You can also check our twitter feed @CityWestminster.
If you are attempting to report an urgent emergency, which would involve the fire brigade, police or ambulance service, dial 999 to speak to the emergency services.
Call the Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321. If you’d prefer to give information anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Call UK Power Networks on 0800 31 63 105 to report a power cut (lines are open 24 hours a day).
Call Cadent Gas on 0800 111 999 if you smell gas or suspect Carbon Monoxide (lines are open 24 hours a day).
In case of an emergency related to the council, you can call 020 7641 6000 to report an issue 24 hours a day.
For details of local NHS hospitals, GPs, nurse led service, A and E or advice on various medical conditions, go to NHS Choices.
Westminster Council's contingency plan for major emergencies provides support to the emergency services, residents and businesses in the event of a major emergency in Westminster. The duties outlined in the plan are delivered in accordance with the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.
The Contingency Planning Team’s main duties under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 include:
To speak to the Contingency Planning Team call 020 7641 6000 and ask to speak to a contingency planning officer, or email email@example.com.