Category: Grass Cutting

  • GRASS CUTTING DURING COVID-19

    Please find below an update on grass cutting during this period. [Grass Cutting contractors] are still at work and we have at least daily liaison with them regarding staff headcount and work prioritisation. Like LCC they have seen a drop in attendance and have introduced distancing measures that mirror ours. All this has reduced capacity…

  • SHRUBBERY MAINTENANCE

    Please find below a link to an online map of the Council’s shrub and grass maintenance areas that are on the cutting contract. It is straightforward to use. The live map is here https://krinkels.enl-mcs.nl/portal/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=b92c7f4f16664ef5bc5194bfc1ec17bf.

  • GROUNDS MAINTENANCE AND WEED CONTROL 2019

    Please find below information I have received from Parks & Countryside regarding the Grounds Maintenance contract across the city for the forthcoming grass cutting season. “Our contractor Continental Landscapes Ltd will commence mowing on Monday 4th March. The council webpage for grass cutting has information for the public to download (suitable for mobile devices) however the attached…

  • GRASS CUTTING

    I have been sent this update, specifically about the Holtdales, but a number of residents have remarked to me recently about general grass cutting and the work that has been done in the interim since the grass cutting was suspended: “Dear Cllr Anderson, Now that the long dry spell has ended, Continental Landscapes have resumed…

  • GRASS CUTTING RING ROAD LAWNSWOOD ROUNDABOUT TO MOORTOWN

    I have received a number of queries in relation to when the grass is going to be cut on the Ring Road. Set out below is the response I have received: “Ring Road grass cutting is on high speed roads in which traffic management is required and permits have to be applied through Highways and…

  • GRASS CUTTING CONTRACT FOR NEW GRASS CUTTING SEASON

    You may be interested in the information below which I received from the Contract Management officer in Parks & Countryside in respect of the grass cutting contract which will commence later this month. “I have attached a link related to the grounds maintenance work taking place across Leeds by Leeds City Council. This guidance covers issues such…

  • GROUNDS MAINTENANCE 2015

    This year’s grounds maintenance contract includes a schedule for mowing and bed maintenance activities. The management of the contract is undertaken by Parks & Countryside with works including cutting the grass plots within housing areas and highway verges along with the pruning and weeding of planted areas such as shrub and rose beds.  At each…

  • GRASS VERGE MAINTENANCE

    I have received a number of complaints from local residents about the grass verge cutting in the city. Set out below is the most recent update I have received.

  • GRASS CUTTING/TREE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT

    I have called on the Council to do more to make residents aware of changes to the management of grass cutting contracts and tree maintenance work. Following the decision to dissolve the ALMOs and move housing services back in-house, a number of contracts, including grass cutting and tree maintenance, have reverted back to council departments…

  • GRASS CUTTING

    I am regularly questioning whether the Council’s new grass cutting contract is able to deliver a quality service. The contract was awarded to Continental from January 1st this year, but to date they have regularly failed to deliver a satisfactory service on the first cut.  Council officers have cited the unusually wet weather conditions as…