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Cooling tower and evaporative condenser notifications

All premises where cooling towers and evaporative condensers are situated must notify their local authority. Notifiable devices consist of cooling towers and evaporative condensers, except where they contain water that is not exposed to the air and the water and electricity supply are not connected.

The prime purpose of this is to identify potential areas that could give rise to spread of infectious disease, such as legionella, and to ensure preventative measures are taken to eliminate the risk of infection arising to employees and the public.

There is no charge for submitting a notification.

Regulation summary

Eligibility criteria

There are no criteria that prevent anyone who operates a cooling tower or evaporating condenser from notifying.

Application evaluation process

No provision in legislation.

Will tacit consent apply?

Tacit consent applies. This means that you may presume that you have successfully notified the Council if you have not heard from us within 28 days. Please note, however, that tacit consent will only apply for applications that you submit electronically or when your business can show proof of delivery from a post office or recognised courier.

Failed application redress

Please contact us in the first instance.

Licence holder redress

Please contact us in the first instance.

Consumer complaints

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked and if you are located in the UK, you can find out about consumer rights at www.gov.uk/consumer-protection-rights.

From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Other redress

Please contact us in the first instance.

Public register of notifications received

Notification date Address Cooling towers Evaporative condensers Health and safety enforcing authority
29 August 2019

Bernard Matthews
Scalesbrook Lane
Holton
Halesworth
IP19 8NJ

1 8 Health and Safety Executive
Wren House, Hedgerows Business Park
Colchester Road
Chelmsford CM2 5PF
Fax: 01245 706222
Tel. 0300 0031647
www.hse.gov.uk
18 April 2018  Birds Eye Limited
Whapload Road
Lowestoft
NR32 1XQ
 1 Health and Safety Executive
Wren House, Hedgerows Business Park
Colchester Road
Chelmsford CM2 5PF
Fax: 01245 706222
Tel. 0300 0031647
www.hse.gov.uk
18 January 2018

XPO Logistics (previously Norbert Dentressangle)

0 9 East Suffolk Council 
Riverside, 4 Canning Road
Lowestoft
NR33 0EQ
Fax: 01502 523150
Tel. 01502 562111
environment@eastsuffolk.gov.uk
15 October 2013 BT Laboratories
Martlesham Heath
Ipswich
IP5 3RE
7 0 Health and Safety Executive
Wren House, Hedgerows Business Park
Colchester Road
Chelmsford CM2 5PF
Fax: 01245 706222
Tel. 0300 0031647
www.hse.gov.uk
15 October 2004 Buxted Chicken
Grange Road,
Flixton
Bungay
NR35 1NT
0 2 Health and Safety Executive
Wren House, Hedgerows Business Park
Colchester Road
Chelmsford CM2 5PF
Fax: 01245 706222
Tel. 0300 0031647
www.hse.gov.uk
19 April 2004 Promens Packaging
Ellough Industrial Estate
Beccles
NR34 7TB
8 0 Health and Safety Executive
Wren House, Hedgerows Business Park
Colchester Road
Chelmsford CM2 5PF
Fax: 01245 706222
Tel. 0300 0031647
www.hse.gov.uk

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