customer service person

our team

on 0113 253 2191 or simply email to request a call back

Our team of experts will be happy to discuss your requirements, suggest solutions and arrange a quote.


your quote

within 24 hours

We will provide you with a comprehensive proposal and our helpful team will ensure that your every requirement is met.

snowy road


in adverse weather conditions

We will automatically supply cover to your sites. Ensuring that you remain ice & frost free and ready for your staff and customer's arrival.

Gritting & Snow Clearance

Proud of our heritage

The Gritting Company are proud to be one of the UK's largest, and longest established privately owned winter maintenance contractors operating for over 150 years. We own one of the most extensive and comprehensive fleets of gritting vehicles and ancillary equipment currently available in the UK.

Proud of our performance

Recent winters have seen many of our competitors running out of rock salt for spreading, which led to their unfortunate customers being left snow and ice bound - However this was not a problem for our customers, who experienced an uninterrupted, full gritting service - on time - everytime!

We have been keeping the whole nation moving for over 60 years - thanks to our nationwide network of over 50 depts. We provide quality coverage throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and always ensure that we have over 20,000 tonnes of salt reserves, large enough to cope with every eventuality that Mother Nature has to offer.

Proud of our technology

Through continual re-investment and development of our IT systems we use bespoke cutting edge technology to make full use of each vehicles GPRS tracking system and electronic hardware. This provides our clients with real time information on the progress of their jobs and historical data.

Proud of our quality, health, safety, environmental record and achievements:

We are UKAS accredited, BSI audited ISO 9001, 18001, 14001 company. We also hold CHAS, SAFEcontractor and Contractor Plus accreditation.

Daily Weather Watch

Our fully comprehensive service is very cost effective, and includes the daily monitoring of long-range weather forecasts via our agreement with the Met Office, supply and spreading of rock salt and snow clearance to every size of customer – whatever their requirements.

Putting our customers first

Customers who regularly rely on our services include: National Supermarket Chains, Retail Outlets, Shopping Complexes, Hospitals, Factories, Property Maintenance Companies, MOD sites and Car Manufacturing Plants.

Unlike our competitors, no site is TOO LARGE or TOO SMALL - we have the full range of equipment to grit them all!

Where you need us - When you need us

Please Don't Wait Until The Bad Weather Arrives - click here to contact our team for an accurate quotation and to ensure you don't get left stranded out in the cold.


Safety is of paramount concern for any business where you are providing car parking or road access these days. In the winter months when snow is likely gritting services are important for piece of mind for your customer as well as yourself.

Our nationwide fleet of gritters monitor the MET Office weather reports during the winter months, only a phone call away from salt spreading provision you can trust in. Gritting roads, car parks and even footpaths.

Snow Clearance

We all know how snow can fall at a moment's notice in our UK climate, that's why the insurance of a snow clearance service you can rely on is an asset to your business.

Our snow clearance vehicles can be called out with our gritters to provide a more cost effective and useful winter maintenace solution.

Latest News


We look forwrad to welcoming you to our stand Q1050

Posted on 04/6/2015

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New Manager Joins Our Team

Welcome to New Manager

Posted on 01/12/2014

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11 Weeks To Christmas BUT ONLY 2 WEEKS To GRITTING SEASON !!


Posted on 07/10/2014

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Met Office Gold Quality Mark Award

Met Office Gold Quality Mark Award

Posted on 14/8/2014

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NVQ Qualification

Training update

Posted on 25/7/2014

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one of the Gritting Company's salt stores
The back of a Gritting Company vehicle is a welcome site in winter
rear view of our snow clearance grit spreaders
New Gritters

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