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Salting and gritting

We provide a salting and gritting service from October through to April (longer if forecasts indicate that cold weather will continue). Our Winter Service started on 4 October 2019.

This service operates on a standby basis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and includes:

Full details are available in our Highways Cold Weather Plan 2019/20 (PDF).

Files available to download

  • Highways Cold Weather Plan 2019-20 (823.4 KB)
    Details of how Surrey Highways manages the roads and pavements during winter months, including criteria for grit bins, gritting roads and snow clearance