Snow clearing guide 2022-23

When snow falls or ice is forecast, there's a few things you can do to keep your home and community safe.

Be prepared for snow and ice this winter by clicking through the topics below:

Snow clearing tips:

  • Clear the snow in the morning before people start walking and compacting the snow.
  • Do not use water!
  • Be a good neighbour, offer to clear neighbours’ paths.

Tackling compacted snow

  • Provide traction for people walking over compacted snow by spreading sand that will become embedded and provide grip.
  • Use a coarse cheap sand, such as builder’s sand, cat litter, or cinders. Remember to sweep the pavement after the thaw has occurred.
Page updated: 22/11/2021 Page updated by: Communications Team

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