Blackwater Veterinary Surgery
Queens Corner, 2 Mill Road, West Mersea, CO5 8RH.
Tel: 01206 384999


Dog Fouling
It is an offence to allow your dog to foul a public area and £100 fixed penalty fines will be issued without warning to anyone not picking up - as required by law.
If you know of anyone who is allowing their dog to foul public areas, or when and where they usually walk their dog, please inform Colchester City Council: click here 

Dog bin location map
To view dog bin locations in West Mersea, click here (marked blue on map). 

At the Glebe
Dogs should be kept under control at all times on the Glebe Recreation Ground. Dogs are allowed in the car park area on leads but on no account are dogs to be allowed on any of the pitches. Dog bins are provided.

On the Beach
Please keep your dog under control while at the beach to protect wildlife, health, and the enjoyment of other beach users.
Advisory Notice - It would be preferred if dogs were kept on leads when it is busy during the summer season on the bathing beach section (i.e. in front of beach huts).

To report a Stray Dog
Please inform Colchester City Council: click here 

To report a Dangerous Dog

Please inform Essex Police on 101.
For more information: click here

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Contact Details

West Mersea Town Council
10 Melrose Road, West Mersea
Colchester, Essex, CO5 8JD


Telephone: 01206 382128

Office opening hours:
Monday & Friday
9am to 12pm.

You can still contact us by telephone and email at other times.