Contact us

How ever you contact us, we will do our very best to help you. As you would expect in any customer service situation, our colleagues have the right to be treated with respect while they try to help you. They should be able to do their jobs without being verbally abused. Customers who are threatening or verbally abusive on the phone may find their phone call is terminated. Thank you for your understanding.

If you 'phone us we will:

  • resolve your enquiry as quickly as possible
  • provide Voicemail if the person you need is unavailable
  • answer your 'phone message within three working days

If you write to us we will reply to your letter or email within 10 working days

If we write to you we will:

  • write in plain language
  • arrange for translation, large type, braille or audio tapes upon request

If we visit you we will:

  • carry identification that you can check with a phone call to our contact service on 03450 450500
  • arrive at the time we say we will, or give you as much notice as possible if we have to change the time

If we get it wrong we will:

  • apologise if we have made a mistake or failed to meet our standards;
  • acknowledge your written complaint within 3 working days
  • reply in full to your complaint within 10 working days

Do it online

You can use one of our self-service forms to pay for it, apply for it and report it online.

Your personalised online account, My South Cambs,

Sign in or register for My South Cambs

You can:

  • track the progress of your requests.
  • access personalised information such as your Housing Benefit payments and remaining Council Tax Balance 24/7, 365 days a year.

If your query doesn't fall under one of the above categories you can also contact us 24 hours a day using our online form.

Contact us using our online form

Have you received exceptional service?

If yes, please be aware we have a staff recognition scheme, which you can use to nominate a member of staff and they may receive an award.

Other ways to contact us

If you can't find what you are looking for online, you can contact us using the details below. Our main telephone line (01954 713 000) is open 8am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday. 

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Service area

Contact details

Automated 24/7 Payments Line (Council Tax, Rent, Business Rates, Sundry Debt Invoices)

Benefits

Bins

Building control

Business Support

Business rates

Council tax

Environmental services

Elections

Facilities management

Fraud hotline

Highways England

Housing

Housing services

Housing advice and homelessness

Repairs and maintenance on Council properties (24 hour service) 

Heating repairs on Council properties

Licensing
Planning

 

See the Greater Cambridge Shared Planning website for contact email addresses

Press Office (for Media use only)
Rents
For all other enquiries


Emergency Out of Hours Numbers (after 5:30pm):

  • Dangerous Structure Enquiries (Building Control): 03003 038 389
  • Environmental Health Emergency (for example, work place fatalities and major incidents): 08456 095 437
  • Homelessness Emergency Service: 01253 501 117

Complaints and feedback

If you wish to contact us to make a complaint, please view our complaints and feedback information.

Our address

South Cambridgeshire Hall
Cambourne Business Park
Cambourne, Cambridge CB23 6EA

What3Words location: Everyone.Sailing.Nicely

Find us by car

From the A1, (Northbound):

  • Leave the A1 at the A428, St Neots exit and join the A428 towards Cambridge.
  • After the roundabout junction with the A1198, leave the A428 and follow the signs for the Cambourne Business Park

From the A1(M), (Southbound):

  • Leave A1(M) at junction 14 (signposted A14, (M11), London East, Huntingdon, Cambridge, Stansted) and join the A14.
  • Stay on A14 for 6 miles. Exit A14 to join A1198 towards Royston and Papworth Everard.
  • Remain on the A1198 to the roundabout junction with the A428 and turn left onto the A428.
  • Leave the A428 and follow the signs for the Cambourne Business Park.

From the M11:

  • Leave the M11 at junction 13 and join the A1303 towards St. Neots / Bedford.
  • Join the A428 and continue for a further 5 miles and then follow the signs for the Cambourne Business Park.

Find us by bus

Please visit the Cambridge County Council website or the Cambourne Business Park website to view any of the bus timetables below.

  • Service 1: St Ives –Papworth –Hardwick-Cambridge runs Monday to Saturday

    Whippet Coaches Ltd 01954 230011

  • Service 2: Cambridge – Hardwick – Toft – Caldecote – Boxworth runs Monday to Friday

    Whippet Coaches Ltd 01954 230011

  • Citi 4: Cambridge – Hardwick – Cambourne runs every day
    Stagecoach Cambridge 01223 423578

  • Service 18: Cambridge – Cambourne runs Monday to Saturday
    Stagecoach in Cambridge 01223 423578

  • Service 28:Cambourne - Gamlingay runs Monday to Saturday
    Hunts Association for Community Transport

    In addition to this timetabled service HACT are also running a demand responsive part of this service. To find out more about this DRT element please call HACT on 01480 411114.

Find us by train

The nearest train stations are:

Cambridge [Station Road, Cambridge CB1 2JW]

  • Mainline from Kings Lynn to London Liverpool Street and King's Cross. [Visit National Rail for timetables]
  • 24 minutes by car to our offices
  • 12 minute walk to bus stop at The Catholic Church on Hills Road, to catch the Citi 4 bus service to Cambourne.

St Neots [Hawkesden Road, St Neots PE19 1QF]

  • Mainline from Peterborough to London King's Cross. [Visit National Rail for timetables]
  • 15 minutes by car to our offices
  • Bus stop outside the station (on Hawkesden road)
  • The Citi 4 does not go St Neots. Service 28 is then the only option, see bus information above.

Huntingdon [Brampton Road, Huntingdon PE29 3BP]

  • Mainline from Peterborough to London King's Cross. [Visit National Rail for timetables]
  • 21 minutes by car to our offices
  • Bus route is not recommended from here.

Please find below a list of facilities that you can find at the Council offices:

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