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Parks and open spaces maintenance

Grass cutting and weeds

Grass cutting dates

Type of grass When it's cut
Ornamental grass (parks and gardens) Approximately every five working days between March and October

Amenity grass, open spaces and communal gardens in council housing areas

Approximately every 10 working days between March and October


Use the grounds maintenance map to see which day and week the grass is cut. Use the calendar to see which week we are currently cutting.

Urban grass areas in council owned car parks Approximately every 20 working days between March and October
Meadow grass areas (country parks, open spaces) Four times a year
Wildflower grasslands or areas designated as conservation Once a year

Weeds on hard surfaces

Weeds in parks and gardens and East Kent Housing areas are treated by Serco at least three times a year. Public highways are maintained by Kent County Council.