Anti social behaviour and nuisance


If you have an emergency always contact the Police on 999.

If it is not an emergency, you can contact the Police dial 101.

Report anti-social behaviour

Anti-social behaviour is unacceptable activity that blights the lives of many people on a daily basis.

Report anti-social behaviour

Other ways to report anti-social behaviour

You can report anti-social behaviour by telephoning 0117 922 2500, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm.

If you are a council tenant you can report anti-social behaviour by:

  • Telephone: 0117 922 2200 (Option 4), Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm.
  • Email:
  • Post: Estates North or Estates South, PO Box 595, Bristol, BS99 2AW.

If you are a housing association tenant contact your landlord direct.

What we need to know

It will help an investigation if you are able to tell us:

  • Who is responsible. Do you know their name and address? If not, can you describe them?
  • What happened. Give a description of the incident. Was it targeted at you or is it something that affects the whole community?
  • Where it happened. Was it a specific address or can you describe the location?
  • When it happened.  What was the date and time of the incident?
  • How it affected you.

What happens if you report anti-social behaviour

What happens if I am a council tenant?

If you are a council tenant your report will be investigated by the Estate Management Servicement. For information on what will happen and what you can expect please see:

Working together as a community

You may not be the only person who is experiencing anti-social behaviour. Communities are stronger when they act together. You may also like to:

The Community Trigger

You can use the Community Trigger Application if you’ve reported any anti-social behaviour, harassment or hate crime in the past but feel that your problem hasn’t been dealt with sufficiently.

If you’ve already reported the problem to the council, police, or another housing provider, the community trigger is a way for you to ask the agencies to review your case. It will make sure we work together to try to solve the problem.

You can use the community trigger by submitting an application using one of the following methods, it doesn’t matter which organisation you reported the original problem to:

Apply online

Write to:
Community Trigger
Crime Reduction Team
Bristol City Council
PO Box 3176

Call on 0117 9222500
Choose the reporting anti-social behaviour option and say you want to use the community trigger.

Useful websites

Graffiti and fly-posting

Report graffiti and fly-posting