Contact us

You can contact us online, by phone, or in person. You can also find out how to apply for a council service, report a problem, or pay for services.

Do it online

You can report a problem, apply, or pay for services at any time when you use:

You can also use our automated payment line: 0345 600 6400 (24 hours, 7 days)

Speak to someone

Telephone0345 600 6400
Our office hours, unless otherwise mentioned, are: 
Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 5pm
Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Calls outside of our opening hours are for emergency cases only. They will be answered by Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service. They will then decide who can help you.
For people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech difficulties, you can call us on the Relay UK service: 018001 01670 623515
Find out about device requirements from Relay UK.
British Sign Language:
To speak to us through a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter, you can use SignVideo Web Access.
This service is available Mondays-Fridays, 9am-5pm
For troubleshooting and technical guidance, contact

Report a concern

If you believe someone is in immediate danger: call 999
Online forms to report a concern:  
Phone: 01670 536 400
If you have speech or hearing difficulties, you can call us on the Relay UK service: 018001 01670 536400.
If you need medical advice and support fast, but it’s not life threatening, call your GP or NHS 111.

Come and see us

To find out how to get to any of our information centres call Traveline: 0870 608 2 608

Customer service information centres

Lindisfarne Centre, Lindisfarne Road, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1AU Open: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am to 1pm (excluding bank holidays)
Town Hall, 65 Station Road, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 8RX
Open: Monday to Friday from 10:30am to 2:30pm (excluding bank holidays)
Northumberland Information Centre, Berwick Library, Walkergate, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1DB
Open: Tuesday and Friday from 10am to 1pm (excluding bank holidays)
Northumberland Information Centre, Blyth Library, 20 Bridge Street, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 2DJ
Open: Monday to Wednesday 10am to 2:30pm, Thursday and Friday 9am to 1pm (excluding bank holidays)
Northumberland Information Centre, Concordia Leisure Centre, Forum Way, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 6YB
Open: Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm (excluding bank holidays)
Northumberland Information Centre, Queens Hall, Beaumont Street, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3LS
Open: Monday to Wednesday 9am to 5pm and Thursday 9am to 2pm (excluding bank holidays)

Write to us

Northumberland County Hall  
County Hall
Morpeth, NE61 2EF