Gritting routes / driver guides

Stuart Harrsion made this Freedom of Information request to Staffordshire County Council

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Dear Staffordshire County Council,

Can you please provide me with either a list of streets, or a driver guide for the county council's gritting routes? I would also be grateful if you could tell me the priority of each of these roads.

Yours faithfully,

Stuart Harrsion

Wiles, Michelle (L&D), Staffordshire County Council

Dear Mr Harrsion

Re Freedom of Information Act 2000

Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 14th

We have completed the search of our records and please find a copy of
the information you requested.

The County Council has a precautionary gritting network. This covers
approximately 43% of the roads in the County. Treatment takes place when
Ice, Frost or Snow is forecast. All these roads have an equal priority.
The details of this network is available on the internet at

In the event of snow fall then the above roads are cleared first then
other roads or treated according to prevailing conditions. In extreme
snowfall A & B roads will be cleared first and kept clear in preference
to all other roads.

If you have any queries or require any further information please do not
hesitate to contact me.

In the first instance if you have any comments relating to how your
request has been handled by our authority, please write to Philip Jones,
Head of Information Governance, Wedgwood Building, Block A, Tipping
Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH.

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handled by our authority, please contact the Information Commissioner,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Yours Sincerely

Michelle K Wiles

Access to Information Officer

Information Governance Unit

Wedgwood Building

Block A

Tipping Street


ST16 2DH

Tel: 01785 85(4123)

Email: [email address]

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