We provide a salting and gritting service from October through to April (longer if forecasts indicate that cold weather will continue). Our Winter Service began on Friday 20 October 2017.
This service operates on a standby basis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and includes:
- Salting roads and snow ploughing
- Clearing pavements during prolonged freezing or snowfall
- Providing grit bins at priority locations.
Full details are now available in our Highways Cold Weather Plan 2017/18 (PDF).
Files available to download
- Highways Cold Weather Plan 2017-18 (1005.1 KB)
Details of the service plan during Winter for 2017/18