Winter Gritting Experts

Supporting the NHS, Emergency and Blue Light Sectors

January 21, 2021

More now than ever, it is important that our NHS and emergency services are kept operational.

GRITIT delivers winter gritting and snow clearing services to key sites across the country and understands the complex challenges facing today’s hospitals and emergency service providers, especially during these challenging times.

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Why does using pre-bagged salt impact the environment?

January 18, 2021

It goes without saying that the longer the cold weather continues, the more salt will be used to de-ice carparks, roads and walkways. This simple fact means that a sizeable number of companies offering winter gritting services will source their de-icing materials (mainly salt) in pre-packaged bags, as it is convenient and logistically easy to transport.

With more snow and freezing temperatures forecast for this week, GRITIT looks at the hidden environmental impact of using pre-bagged salt.

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Is National Pothole Day A Day To Celebrate?

January 15, 2021

Along with the regular four seasons we have some how managed to acquire a fifth, sitting directly between winter and spring - the dreaded pothole season, the scourge of motorists throughout the nation. And here we are on January 15 2021, National Pothole Day - but is this really a reason to celebrate?

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Why Did Storm Filomena Cause Widespread Disruption?

January 14, 2021

The cold temperatures (down to -8C) and heavy snow (up to 50cm) that recently fell on parts of Spain as a result of Storm Filomena, made many of us remember the experiences of 2018, when the "Beast from the East" reached the UK and caused widespread disruption.

Watching the unprecedented Spanish scenes of snow-buried streets and people skiing through the centre of Madrid, we ask ourselves why Storm Filomena caused so much disruption to central and northern parts of Spain.

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Act Now and Book Your Winter Gritting Services

November 11, 2020

As we approach winter, our advice is simple: don’t wait until it gets cold before booking your Winter Gritting and Snow Clearing Services.

We understand that 2020 has been a tough year with many challenges and disruptions, and that freezing conditions might not be at the forefront of people’s minds right now.

However, what this year has taught us all is that we need to put robust plans in place that prepare us for the worst, combined with elements of built-in flexibility allowing us to be ‘light on our feet’ to adapt to change.

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