City Group provides professional winter gritting services to a wide range of clients in Preston and throughout the North West of England. We monitor the prevailing weather conditions 24/7 during the winter months. We utilise 18ton trucks and expedition class 4 x4 vehicles fitted with a high-level warning light and sound system and gritting machines. This enables us to provide you with a reliable reactive gritting service and snow clearance service even in the most hostile of conditions.

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Our Winter Gritting packages include:


24hr Operational Monitoring of Prevailing Weather Conditions from our Manned Control Room.


Salt Spreading to All Pathways, Roads and Car Parks to Enable Safe Access and Egress During the Winter Months.


Controlled Treatment Spread Rates For The Prevailing Weather Conditions Using Truck Mounted Snow-Ex Machines


Comprehensive Reactive Snow Clearance Service


Risk of Ice Assessment and Comprehensive Control Support


Comprehensive Service Policy which ensures your HSE Compliance

Professional Winter Gritting Services across Lancashire and the North West

We spread high quality salt at the correct treatment rate for the prevailing weather conditions and prioritise all pre-determined high risk areas. We will include all pathways, roads and car parks ensuring that you maintain your high standards of health and safety all year round.

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Let us take full responsibility for your Winter Gritting requirements

City Group will take full responsibility for the safe treatment of ice and snow and provide a 24/7 emergency call-out service for snow clearance to enable easy access. From the initial site risk inspection to snow ploughing, our team of operatives can attend your site 24 hours a day, seven days a week in emergencies, to restore access and ensure the site remains operational and open for business. Equipped with our specialist machinery and using high-quality rock salt and grit, our operatives have enabled the accessibility of schools, local authorities, and NHS Trust sites. They have successfully minimised the disruption of adverse weather conditions.