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Winter Services

Winter Services

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Winter Services: Gritting and Snow Clearing Services

For all of your gritting and snow clearing needs this winter, partner with a company that you can trust ... with the assurance that you are in safe hands.

“The gritting service Bennett Landscapes provided was exemplary. The package they put in place for us was exactly what we wanted. All 35 Birmingham Central sites were kept open and usable even through the worst winter we had experienced for many years. I will be using them again this year across all my developments.”

Property Manager - Lambert Smith Hampton


“Bennett Landscapes attention to detail is second to none.”

Property Manager – Mainstay Group

About Us

Who we are

Bennett Landscapes and Maintenance are one of the largest Grounds Maintenance companies in the Midlands, supplying a comprehensive range of maintenance services to both the public and private sectors. Our primary aim is to provide a professional and highly responsive gritting and snow clearing service that fulfils our clients’ needs and expectations, whilst delivering high quality that represents good value for money.

Our Capabilities

We operate both a planned preventative and reactive gritting and snow clearing service with extensive coverage across the Midland Region facilitating a quick & accurate response. We use state-of-the art technology in order to provide a service which is tailored exactly to the needs of our clients.

Our Experience

We have a proven track record in providing reliable and comprehensive gritting and snow clearing services. We service a wide range of businesses from busy retail parks and shopping centres with extremely high public footfall to private residential estates comprising of complex networks of smaller roads and pathways.

Our Accreditations and Insurance Policies

We are UKAS registered to the following standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 in Quality Management, Environmental Management and Health & Safety Management. Critically, everything we do is governed by liability protection and legal responsibility, protecting you against the impact of bad weather with the correct level of insurance required.


We can tailor a solution to meet your needs. To find out more contact us today.


Weather Warning System & Implementation

Met Office Open Road Service

We subscribe to the Met Office’s Open Road Service, the most accurate and reliable weather warning system on the market, as used by The Highways Agency, Local Authorities and Councils across the country. This system works by using Met Office local forecast points, of which there are thousands around the county, to provide hourly forecasts for both road surface temperature and road surface condition. This highly accurate approach enables us to:

  • Minimise the effect of adverse weather on your road network
  • Reduce operational expenditure with more cost-effective use of grit supplies
  • Make better informed, more confident decisions, minimising your exposure to winter risk


Pre-determined Triggers

Prior to contract commencement we work with our clients to predefine the conditions when gritting would take place, tailored to the needs of the site, benefits of this being:

  • Provides transparency for all parties involved regarding when sites will and will not be gritted
  • Helps to limit the amount of reactive call outs which are expensive and often unnecessary


Tracking and Reporting

All of our gritting vehicles are fitted with trackers giving us the ability for real-time reporting.

This technology enables us to monitor and respond to issues as and when they occur, providing our clients with evidence based reporting.


Our Approach

Price Transparency

We understand the worry which often goes hand-in-hand with managing the winter weather on a property or portfolio of properties. This is why we believe in keeping things as simple as possible through price transparency and flexibility. Transparency: We operate an ‘Open Book Costing’ system, which is completely transparent throughout the tendering process and duration of works. For example, for a multiple site portfolio we would quote for each site separately and per visit, rather than providing just one overall cost. Flexibility: Depending on your requirements, we can separate the cost of rock salt from labour costs, ensuring that you only pay for the grit you use or simply give you one all-in cost.


Legal Responsibility

Here to Protect You

At Bennett Landscapes, everything we do is governed by liability protection and legal responsibility, protecting you against the impact of bad weather with the correct level of insurance required. We have specific protection policies for winter road gritting with all of the necessary insurances, processes and technology in place to ensure that if a claim is made, you are fully protected. We believe in a partnership approach and are here to support you 24/7. We will co-defend any claim and provide the evidence that will prove that you took every possible measure to avoid any incidents caused by bad weather.


Environmental Responsibility

Caring for the Environment

As our core work is landscaping and grounds maintenance we are perfectly placed to understand the importance of ensuring that all gritting works is carried out responsibly and with the surrounding environment and green areas in mind.


We can tailor a solution to meet your needs. To find out more contact us today.


Our Services Include: 

  • Snowploughing - Driveways, Pavements, Car Parks, Public Access, Commercial and Industrial Premises, Retail Parks and Private Property
  • Ice Control - Sand & Salt Mix and Straight Salt

Whether you have a large or small site, please get in touch now to see how we can help you.

Areas we cover

Based centrally in Birmingham and with good links to the motorway networks, we deliver services to most areas of the UK. Our satellite depots and mobile landscaping teams enable us to respond to new and existing requirements in a timely and cost effective manner, regardless of geographic location.

Primary Areas of Coverage

Secondary Areas of Coverage

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