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Grass cutting

Overview

Leicestershire County Council carries out the majority of grass cutting in the borough. We, Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, however look after some of the parks. Parish and town councils arrange their own grass cutting and sometimes they ask us to cut the grass on their behalf. Therefore, you will often see our employees cutting the grass in the whole borough.

Roads

Leicestershire County Council cuts the grass on publically maintained highways (adopted highways) in the following locations:

  • Grass verges
  • Roundabouts
  • Central reservations

For further information visit Leicestershire County Council's grass cutting schedule (leicestershire.gov.uk).

Highways not publically owned (unadopted highways) are maintained by the landowner. More about highway adoption status (leicestershire.gov.uk)

Weed spraying and hedge cutting

As part of their road maintenance schedule, Leicestershire County Council also carries out weed spraying and hedge cutting.

Further information on road maintenance and grass cutting (leicestershire.gov.uk)

Parks and open spaces

The landowner arranges grass cutting in parks and open spaces. Parks and open spaces we maintain.

The relevant parish and town council arranges grass cutting in other parks and open spaces. For more information visit Leicestershire parish council's website (leicestershireparishcouncils.org)

Last updated: 28/03/2023 08:30