Industrial action - collections update

We apologise for the current disruption to collections due to industrial action by Unite the union. Find out the latest on the dispute and which areas we plan to collect bins from this week

Areas maintained by the Council

We maintain grass, shrub beds, flowerbeds and hedges on land owned by the Council in:

  • parks and public open spaces
  • communal gardens in council housing
  • highway verges
  • schools (where contracted)
  • warden-assisted schemes
  • allotments
  • selected areas within cemeteries and crematoria

We do not maintain grass, shrubs and hedges on land not owned by the Council, such as:

  • housing trust areas
  • private land
  • private gardens and non-communal gardens in Council houses