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Bank holiday information - May

Bank holiday information for our services, including opening times and emergency contacts. All recycling collections will take place on the usual days.

Community safety and emergencies

Advice on staying safe.

If someone is in immediate danger phone 999.

Events at Mayhill and Waun Wen May 2021 - Independent Learning Review

The panel that conducted an Independent Learning Review into the events at Mayhill and Waun Wen in May 2021 has published its findings.

Anti-social behaviour

Anti-social behaviour (ASB) is when someone or groups of people act in a way that causes harassment, alarm or distress to others.

Hate crime

Find out about reporting hate crime and how to get support if you, or someone you know, is a victim of hate crime.

Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs)

To help tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB), we plan to introduce a series of PSPOs in the city centre. If successful we may extend them to areas adjoining the city centre and to Woodfield Street in Morriston.

Bag storage in the city centre

Leave your luggage or shopping in a safe and secure place while you shop.

Counter terrorism advice and guidance

The current threat level for international terrorism in the UK is SEVERE, which means an attack is highly likely.

Emergency planning

Advice to help you prepare for emergency situations in your home and business.

Flooding and severe weather

Information and advice on what to do when there is flooding or severe weather warnings.

Purple Flag Award

Swansea has won a Purple Flag which aims to raise standards and improve the quality of our towns and cities between the hours of 5.00pm and 5.00am.

Safer Swansea advice

Making our communities safer places to live and work. The police, council, fire, health and probation services, along with many other organisations and charities, work together to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour.


Swansea Council operates internal and external closed circuit television (CCTV) across a number of locations in the city.


A scam is a scheme that has been designed to con you out of your money, personal details or goods. It is very difficult to get these back if you have handed them over to scammers.

Road safety

We work with schools and communities to deliver an extensive programme of road safety education, training and awareness to help reduce road casualties.

Lifeguard training

We run a number of Royal Life Saving Society National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) 8th Edition courses to equip people with the right skills to apply for jobs like pool lifeguards and leisure attendants.

Emergency contacts

Contact details in the event of an emergency in and around Swansea.

Taxi safety advice

Taxis and private hire vehicles are generally a safe way to travel. It is important to make sure that you choose a licensed vehicle and to take sensible precautions.
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