Mineshafts, adits and shallow mining

Report a problem with a coal mine to the Coal Authority, 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, e.g. a hole in the ground (‘sinkhole’)

The Coal Authority

Telephone: 01623 646333 (open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Last updated: 10.10am on Thursday 9 May 2019

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