Amenities Advice

Amenities Advice

We have lots of information that'll help you get started in your new property. Find out how to check your gas meter or when your bins get collected.


Run all taps on sinks and baths as well as the shower for ten minutes when you first move into your property. This is to flush out old water sitting in the pipes that may carry bacteria.

Do this whenever you've been away from your accommodation for a long time.

Download our guide on How to Read Your Water Meter (PDF: 147 KB).

Gas and electricity

The information from these links will help you stay safe and save energy:

General advice

The following links provide useful information and guidance for your area and during your tenancy.

Your tenancy

Bins and recycling

Getting around

TV and Council Tax

Safety and welfare

Information from these links will help you to stay safe and prevent crime: