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FAQ Estate Management Grounds Maintenance

Grounds maintenance refers to the upkeep of amenity land that is the responsibility of the council.
This involves grass cutting, tree maintenance, shrub bed maintenance and the pruning of hedges.

These frequently asked questions explain more about the grounds maintenance services that we offer. Sheltered housing schemes have an enhanced maintenance programme.

Who delivers the grounds maintenance service ?

How often is the grass cut ?

Why don’t you arrange to remove the grass cuttings after mowing ?

How often are hedges cut in the area where I live ?

How often do you prune the shrubberies in the area where I live

How is the growth of weeds controlled in the area where I live ?

Who do I contact if I have a concern about Japanese Knotweed ?

Who maintains and checks the outdoor children’s play areas in parks ?

Who maintains the parks’ sports pitches

Who is responsible for tree maintenance in the area where I live ?

Who currently delivers the tree maintenance service in the area where I live ?

Who do I contact if I have a problem with a tree outside my property ?

Who do I contact if I am a council tenant and I have a problem with a tree in my garden ?

How can I become more involved in helping to the monitor the grounds maintenance service ?

Where can I get more information or how can I share my views about this service ?