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Vandalism is an illegal, anti-social activity that creates a negative impression of an area and contributes to people's fear of crime. We aim to prevent vandalism with initiatives such as CCTV, street wardens and improved street lighting. Where vandalism has taken place on public property we will carry out repairs.

Please note that we are not responsible for vandalism to the following:

  • Privately owned street furniture: Telephone boxes, some bus shelters and electricity boxes are the responsibility of the company that put them there.

  • Railway property including bridges: Reports of vandalism are dealt with by British Transport Police.

  • Environment Agency Property

We will endeavour to pass on your report to the correct organisation; however we cannot guarantee an outcome.

Types of Vandalism

Graffiti, along with other environmental crimes is a sign of an uncaring and indifferent society , the visual impact of which can rapidly diminish the desirability of an area.

Flyposting is putting up unauthorised posters and stickers, usually adverts, in public places. Flyposting is unsightly and spoils the environment. Report an incident of flyposting via our online form.

Vandalism of non-council property should be reported to the West Midlands Police where applicable.

Bus stops and shelters are not our responsibility. To report faults or damage to a bus stop please contact Centro on 0121 214 7214.

Reporting Vandalism

If you would like to report any acts of vandalism to Council property or street furniture, please use our online form, contact us using the details below.

The My Council App allows you to easily and immediately report incidents of vandalism (including graffiti and flyposting) using your mobile.