Groundwork - Green Doctor

Service offering tailored advice to help households save money on energy bills.

Opening Hours
Monday 09:30 – 16:00
Tuesday 09:30 – 16:00
Wednesday 09:30 – 16:00
Thursday 09:30 – 16:00
Friday 09:30 – 16:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Disclaimer - South Tyneside Council does not run this service

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  1. Overview
  2. Support available
  3. Who can access the service
  4. How to access the service
  5. Contact


Groundwork Green Doctor offers tailored advice to help households save money on energy bills.

Support available

The service offers:

  • Advice on staying warm, staying well and reducing carbon emissions
  • Installation of small energy saving measures e.g. LED Lightbulbs and fleece blankets
  • Help finding the cause of heat loss in the home
  • Help with damp or mould problems
  • Fuel vouchers for pre-payment customers
  • Referral to other services such as foodbanks
  • Access to other support

Please provide an up-to-date energy bill when having a consultation.

Who can access the service

Anyone living in South Tyneside.

How to access the service

Face to face appointments are conducted in your own home. Appointments can also be arranged via telephone or video call if required.


To get in touch please contact Phil Render on 07587 136525.