Winter

Please see below information regarding our Winter Service. Our winter Service started on 1st of October 2017

Gritting Decisions

For live and historical decisions on gritting, please CLICK HERE

Gritting Routes

Our routes are defined into two categories, Primary Routes, and Secondary Routes.

Primary Routes are treated when road surface temperatures are forecast to reach Zero Celcius. 

Secondary Routes are treated when snow is forecast, roads are then sloughed and gritted. 

Gritter Tracking

You can now track our gritters across the County. Find the whereabouts of our gritters as they are out gritting. View our gritter whereabouts HERE

Weather Warnings

You can keep up-to-date with Weather warnings via the BBC Weather website.

Emergency School Closures

All Emergency School Closures can be found here.

Weather Advice

During winter weather it is important that you are prepared by making sure your vehicle is ready, having a winter kit in your car and checking the travel updates before travelling. Please use the helpful guides below for more information.

Is Your Vehicle Ready?

Carry a Winter Kit

Driving through ice and snow

Driving in winter - for trucks and coaches

Staying up-to-date

For up to date news and gritting decisions please follow - Tweets by @esccroads

Information on Winter Service

If you would like more information on our winter service then please use the useful knowledge articles below to find out more:

Can we have a grit bin?

Gritting questions answered

Get Ready For Winter

Make sure you're prepared for when the weather changes and the temperature drops. Advice from the Met Office here.

More advice on staying healthy this winter, as well as links to free winter checks on boilers, can be found here