Name: Street care and cleaning
Description: Information about street sweeping and cleansing
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Street care and cleaning

The Borough's street cleansing service is operated by Amey plc

Street Sweeping

All public roads are swept at least once every four weeks and many areas, such as shopping precincts, are swept more often.

When is my road due to be swept?

You can report the need for street sweeping/cleansing here

Kent Highway Services, Kent County Council's highways arm, is responsible for most local highway matters including: street lighting, repairing pot holes, grass verge cutting, road closures, highway drainage and culverts, bollards, salting roads and snow clearance and highways safety schemes.

Litter and Dog Bins

The Council provides, and regularly empties over 600 litter and dog faeces bins across the Borough. 

  • Graffitt Removal

    Graffiti and flyposting

    The Council takes acts of vandalism very seriously and will endeavour to remove graffiti within 24 hours of notification

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    Fly tipping

    Fly tipping is an increasing problem throughout the Borough, both on Council land and privately owned sites.This page lets you report it to us.

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    Repairs to, and blockages in, drains and sewers

    Drainage queries for properties of all ages should be referred to the water company to which you pay sewerage rates. If you are in doubt as to which company this is, check the accounts you receive
Last Updated: 08th March 2018 Print Link

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