Advice Centre

image for Benefits of flushing for Legionella control

The benefits of a systematic flushing regime

  • 30 December 2016

We have blogged several times about the importance of flushing little-used outlets as a control measure for Legionella, but it seems particularly appropriate to look at it in more detail at this time of


image for The value of vigilance in Legionella control

The value of vigilance in Legionella control

  • 16 December 2016

The news this week that a public swimming pool in Rochdale has been closed for the second time this year after Legionella was found again in the showers, brings home the importance of constant vigilance


image for Five surprising facts about Legionella

Five surprising facts about Legionella

  • 9 December 2016

As we’ve been discussing on Twitter this week, there’s a serious lack of understanding on Legionella, even among property professionals. We try to do our bit to educate our customers by running training


image for Legionella Control Association membership

The value of our Legionella Control Association membership

  • 2 December 2016

We hit the ground running this week with our annual Legionella Control Association audit on Monday morning, which is a requirement of our membership of the LCA (our parent company, Urban Environments,


image for The consequences of a Legionnaires

The consequences of a Legionnaires' disease diagnosis

  • 25 November 2016

A diagnosis of Legionnaires’ disease is a serious matter, particularly for the victim. While most people recover from the infection, in a significant proportion of cases it can prove fatal. Whatever the


image for Food sources for Legionella and how to get rid of them

Food sources for Legionella and how to get rid of them

  • 18 November 2016

Like all living organisms, Legionella bacteria need the right conditions to survive. Legionella control measures are largely aimed at ensuring that these conditions are not allowed to occur, thus effectively


image for New technology to reduce the risk of Legionella

New technology to reduce the risk of Legionella

  • 11 November 2016

News this week from science journal Nature claims that Legionella bacteria is adapting to man-made environments. A team led by Julian Parkhill at the Wellcome Trust has sequenced the five types of the


image for Legionella control for holiday lets

Legionella control for holiday lets

  • 4 November 2016

It’s thought that around 2 million people in the UK own a second home and the internet is full of companies offering tens of thousands of holiday lets around the country. Precise figures are hard to come


image for Landlord

Landlord's guide to domestic water systems

  • 28 October 2016

We all use domestic plumbing every day but generally give very little thought to what goes on behind the scenes. But if you’re a residential landlord you have ultimate responsibility for Legionella risk


image for Seven steps to Legionella compliance for landlords

Seven steps to Legionella compliance

  • 21 October 2016

Based on our experience, the majority of landlords are unaware of their obligations in relation to controlling the risk of Legionella in their rental properties. This simple guide is designed to help any



Latest Tweets






Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by inhalation of tiny droplets of water contaminated with Legionella bacteria. Legionella can lurk in hot and cold water systems so, along with gas safety, electrical safety and fire risk management, the law now requires landlords to assess and manage water safety in their properties.

Warning alert
Failure to comply can result in hefty fines or even a prison sentence.


Call us today on 01732 44 64 74

Or get an instant quote for Legionella risk assessment for your property portfolio.



Contact Us
  • Address: Unit 7, St Julians, Sevenoaks,
    Kent TN15 ORX
  • Phone: 01732 44 64 74
    Out of Hours: 07860 15 43 55
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Urban logo
Compliance for Landlords is a trading name of Urban Environments Ltd.
©Urban Environments. 2023 All right reserved. Reg No. 03612782