A reference sheet* on ASB procedure is at the bottom of this page. Anti-social behaviour is one of the biggest disruptive problems that can affect a resident. The police can only advice if they attend but action can be taken by the Anti-social behaviour team that works 24 hours in the borough. Their number is 0800 917 5918 *, they can even confiscate equipment if necessary. It is advised to call them whilst the noise nuisance is happening. On Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, between 8pm – 3.30 am there are ASB Officers to contact on 020 7364 7070.
During the day the council’s Pest and noise nuisance number is 020 7364 5007.
You can complain online and get a reference/crime number for the complaint, please note it down as it appears on the website after you submitted the complaint. Here you may also directly report online to our local Bethnal Green Safer Neighbourhood Team, you will get a reference number and can print or download the receipt.
Non-urgent nuisance observationsonli can be reported via e-mail to the BethnalGreen.SNT@met.police.uk. It is most helpful to give the best detailed descriptions of the problem as possible, e.g. time, date, place, car number plates, person description.
You can download this THNW-reporting sheet and pass on to the police with the evidence you collected.
Complaints to Tower Hamlets Homes can be made by phone to 020 7364 5015, but you won’t get a reference number. The the Council is responsible for all nuisance as part of their environmental responsbility.
The Police may refer certain items to the council or RSL for further action but in the first instance the problem should be looked into and dealt with by the Police.
- nuisance, rowdy or inconsiderate neighbours
- vandalism, graffiti and fly-posting
- the buying or selling of drugs in public
- street drinking
- prostitution related activity
- environmental damage including littering, dumping of rubbish and abandonment of cars
- begging and vagrancy
- fireworks misuse
- inconsiderate or inappropriate use of vehicles.
Always call 999 when a crime is happening, someone suspected of a crime is nearby, someone is injured, being threatened or in danger.
101 can also be used to report a crime that has already happened or to seek crime prevention advice.
Terrorist hotline | Hate Crime | Anti-Social behaviour
0800 789 321 | 0800 138 0521 | 101 * via the web
Betnal Green, Safer Neighbourhoods Team
020 8721 2851 and 07887634548 E-mail
National Fraud & Cybercrime Report via Action Fraud online
0300 123 2040
If you have reported problems without getting adequate response from the relevant services please contact Neighbourhood Watch on the contact page and choose the Neighbourhood Watch contact form. Thank you.