Under the Notification of Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers Regulations 1992, persons in control of premises have a duty to notify the Local Authority in writing with details of 'notifiable' devices. Notifiable devices consist of Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers, except where they contain water that is not exposed to the air and the water and electricity supply are not connected.  If a Tower becomes redundant or dismantled, this also should be notified as soon as possible.

The main purpose of the Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers Regulations 1992 is to help in the investigation of Legionnaires' Disease.

It is a legal duty to notify the Local Authority within one month of installation of any Cooling Tower or change to a Cooling Tower. Upon Receipt of the registration document the Cooling Tower will then be immediately registered by the Local Authority.

How to Apply

If you wish to download the form and complete it, please click on the Application Form (Pdf 185 kb)

Cooling Tower/Evaporative Condenser Online Application Form

Completed forms should be sent to the address below.

Will Tacit Consent Apply?

Yes.  This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard by the end of the target completion period which is 28 days from the date of submission of all correct and relevant information.

Contact Details

Public Safety and Regulation
City of Newcastle upon Tyne
Civic Centre
Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8QH

Phone: 0191 2116102
Email: psr@newcastle.gov.uk

Registered Cooling Towers in Newcastle

All premises where cooling towers and evaporative condensers are situated must register with the local authority.

Ref Number Occupier Street Number Street Postcode Number of Cooling Towers/Evaporative Condensers LA/HSE
3 City of Newcastle Upon Tyne Civic Centre Barras Bridge NE1 8QH 2 HSE
17 Siemens Energy/CA Parsons works Heaton Works Shields Road NE6 2YL 1 HSE
24 University of Newcastle Stephenson Building Claremont Road NE1 7RU 1 HSE
28 British Rail Central Station Neville Street NE1 1 HSE
39 Royston Engineering Group Limited Unit 3 Walker Riverside Park NE6 3PF 1 HSE
42 Nestle (UK) Limited   Rowan Drive NE3 3TR 4 HSE
46 Springvale EPS Limited   Coach Lane, Hazelrigg NE13 7AP 2 HSE
48 Intu Properties PLC Eldon Square Percy Street NE1 7JB 2 LA
52 Royal Victoria Infirmary   Queen Victoria Road NE1 4LP 15 HSE
53 Freeman Hospital   Freeman Road NE7 7DN 7 HSE
54 Continuous Retorts Limited Unit 6 Gosforth North Industrial Estate NE3 1XD 1 HSE
Page last updated: 
10 March 2016
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