Brent Customer Services

Customer services

Brent Customer Services provide residents and visitors to Brent with access to a wide range of council services.

You can obtain information about or request the services provided by the council via the Brent website whenever you want to.    

If you cannot find an answer to your question or are unable to request the service you need on the Brent Internet you can use the online enquiry form to contact us.  

You can also contact us by telephone on 020 8937 1234, email customer.services@brent.gov.uk or by visiting our local offices or self service contact points

Popular contacts

In order to resolve particular types of enquiries promptly it may be easier to email: 

If you want to telephone us about parking please contact us on 020 8937 4972.  

Answers to popular questions

Click on the links below to find out the answers to some of our most frequent enquiries:

Website enquiries

If you have an enquiry regarding this website, for example, you have a problem finding or viewing any of our webpages or you would like to update your entry in one of our online directories, please contact webteam@brent.gov.uk

Local offices

Local offices 

We have two local offices where you can make enquiries in person:

As well as access to induction loops, interpreters, freephones and computers, our services include:

  • housing and council tax benefit
  • council tax
  • school admissions
  • blue badges
  • taxi cards
  • concessionary travel passes
  • social services
  • Brent Housing Partnership enquiries and information about other council services.

We also provide planning and building control services in Brent Civic Centre only.

Brent Contact Points

Contact points have self-service touch screen computers and free phones available for people to make enquiries.

Customer promise

Our commitment to you

You have the right to expect good quality, easily accessible council services and information.

Our service standards apply to everyone working for us.

We aim to:

  • make it easy for you to access our building and find what you need
  • welcome and greet you within five minutes of arriving at a customer service centre
  • ensure that you do not have to wait for more than 30 minutes to be seen by an officer before your enquiry can be handled
  • answer all calls received and respond to voicemails and messages within 1 working day
  • acknowledge written enquires (by post or fax) within five working days
  • respond to written enquiries within 10 working days
  • acknowledge emails within 2 working days
  • respond to email and SMS enquiries within 10 working days
  • respond to all stage 1 complaints within 20 working days
  • respond to all stage 2 complaints within 30 working days.

You can expect:

  • all of our staff to be fully trained, customer service professionals
  • us to help you with any council enquiry, complaint or suggestion
  • to be given a warm and enthusiastic welcome
  • to be provided with up to date information about your enquiry or complaint whenever you ask us
  • to be sensitive to your needs and do our best to ensure that you can make best use of our service.

You can help us by:

  • giving us all the information we need to help you
  • letting us know if you have any special needs
  • telling us how we can improve our services
  • asking us to explain anything you're not sure of