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Cleansing of Highways, Roads, Paths and Verges

This service includes sweeping, litter picking and general cleansing of public adopted highways and footpaths and emptying litter bins and dog waste bins. Our litter pickers walk approximately six miles every day picking up litter dropped on the street.

Included within this service are Adopted Highway cleansing, cleansing of Borough Council owned parks, car parks, recreation areas, Autumn leaf clearance from mentioned land, public convenience cleaning, removal of dead animals from defined areas and removal of dog excreta from defined areas.

This service is not available for:
  • Private land
  • Unadopted highways
  • Areas of public land within the Borough that are owned and maintained by other bodies
Responsibility for cleaning/maintaining of private land and unadopted highway rests with the land owner.

If you wish to report litter complete our online Cleansing Request Form

Get in touch with Kettering Borough Council

Email: customerservices@kettering.gov.uk. Telephone: 01536 410333.

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