Report a coal mine hazard

Report a problem with a coal mine to the Coal Authority.

The Coal Authority
0800 288 4242
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
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Problems could include:

  • a collapsed mine or mine entrance
  • gas or water emissions from an abandoned mine
  • an entrance to an abandoned mine that’s not sealed
  • a ground collapse, for example a hole in the ground (‘sinkhole’)