Commercial Gritting Services.

Ensuring Safety in Every Step

Winter Gritting Services

We have many years' experience working in winter maintenance

During this time we have built a number of highly successful relationships with Local Businesses, Health Care Providers, Property Management Companies, and Industrial & Retail Parks.

Commercial Gritting Services for the North East of England

Protect More Than Your Business

Winter months bring picturesque snow-covered landscapes, but they also bring hazards like slips, trips, and falls at your workplace. At North East Gritters, we know how vital gritting and snow clearance are for keeping premises safe and accessible for people and vehicles. Our mission is to offer reliable, efficient, and thorough winter services to businesses across the North East of England.

Predicting the Weather Conditions

The best time to grit your roads and property is before a big freeze or snowfall hits. We partner with weather forecasters to ensure we arrive before temperatures drop. Our gritting teams are also prepared to respond quickly to unexpected cold snaps, arriving promptly to help you stay prepared.

Commercial Gritting and Salt Spreading

We work with a variety of businesses and our winter gritting service is suitable for a range of industries including:

  • Office Business Parks
  • Retail Parks
  • Industrial Parks
  • Healthcare
  • Logistics Centers
  • Schools and Education
  • Food & Hospitality
  • Sports and Leisure
  • Construction
  • Railways
  • Bus Parks
  • Historical Properties and Sites

If your business industry isn’t listed, we still may be able to help.

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Commercial gritting and salt spreading on hand gritting paths

Your Local Gritting Experts

Our services cover Newcastle Upon Tyne, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Darlington, Stokesley, Northallerton, Thirsk, York and indeed all areas of Tyne & Wear, Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire.

Being a local company to your business helps us respond quickly. Being nearby also means we have a better understanding of the regional weather patterns and can provide more personalised and effective service.

Trained and Experienced Staff

Our gritting teams are fully trained in handling winter conditions and Safe Contractor Assured. They are fully briefed on every aspect of your site, right down to the smallest detail.


Polite, prompt and reliable reminders when the weather is set to turn, advising the business of potential needs dependent on the severity of the weather.

Site Operations Manager

Remain 'Health & Safety' Compliant

In an age where litigation and accusation can be made with ease it is paramount that you do the utmost within your capabilities to reduce the risk to your staff, visitors, deliveries, customers and the general public in accordance with the Health & Safety HSE 1992 Act, HSE Preventing Slips and Trips at Work Act 2005. Our winter gritting services are designed to help you meet these legal requirements, reducing the risk of accidents and liability.

Frequently Asked Questions

A winter maintenance contract with North East Gritters ensures your property remains safe and functional during the colder months. It includes responsive gritting, GPS-tracked vehicles, and an online portal with all your data. We keep your grounds gritted, with snow clearance available upon request.

Gritting is crucial for ensuring safety and accessibility in icy and snowy conditions. It helps to prevent accidents, maintain access to properties, and allow daily activities to continue smoothly during winter weather.

We grit in the evening as it is typically more convenient for our clients. Evening gritting, based on the weather forecast, ensures that the ground is prepared for staff arrival the next day.

Our services cover the North East of England, areas such as Newcastle Upon Tyne, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Darlington, Stokesley, Northallerton, Thirsk, York and indeed all areas of Tyne & Wear, Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire.

If you need our services in a different area, please contact us. We will explore the possibility of accommodating your request or provide alternative solutions.

Here’s an overview of the sectors we cover:

  • Office Business Parks
  • Retail Parks
  • Industrial Parks
  • Healthcare
  • Logistics Centers
  • Schools and Education
  • Food & Hospitality
  • Sports and Leisure
  • Construction
  • Railways
  • Bus Parks
  • Historical Properties and Sites

After gritting is completed, we will send you a Service Completion Report. This report provides assurance that your site is safe and fully prepared for any icy weather conditions.

North East Gritters use weather forecasts and real-time monitoring to determine the best timing for gritting operations. We receive a daily 24-hour forecast from our weather provider, which helps us decide which sites require service for that night. Sites are activated for gritting when the Road Surface Temperature (RST) is forecasted to be 0°C or below.

North East Gritters will collaborate with you to create and agree on a gritting plan. Using our professional mapping software, we will identify all areas that require service, including access roads and pathways.

Yes, North East Gritters provides comprehensive insurance coverage. While no company can completely remove liability from site owners, we can offer substantial protection. North East Gritters ensures all necessary insurances and fully auditable processes and procedures are in place to safeguard against liability.

If you require gritting services for your site, you can call us on 0191 300 2426 or email us. We can assess your needs and provide a tailored plan to suit you.

Ordering our Gritting Services

We work with our clients to create a tailored gritting and snow clearance plan, making sure everyone understands exactly what to expect. This personalised approach helps clients proactively manage their site and minimise business risks.

  1. Contact us: Reach out to us via phone, email, or our website to discuss your gritting needs.
  2. Location and Map out areas: North East Gritters will digitally map out a site and agree areas to be serviced.
  3. Site Assessment: We will then attend your site and perform a physical gritting and snow clearance site survey. This allows us to identify any on-site features we need to be aware of when performing snow clearance.
  4. Agreement: Once you’re happy with the plan, we’ll formalise the agreement, outlining the services and schedule.
  5. On-Going Delivery: Our team will monitor weather conditions and carry out gritting services as needed, ensuring your premises stay safe and accessible throughout the winter season.

Request your winter maintenance quote

Request our gritting and snow clearance services to make sure that your site, employees & customers remain safe.

Access to fully documented visits via our app.

In a time when legal challenges are easily made, it's crucial to minimise risks to your staff, visitors, and customers as mandated by the HSE 1992 Act and the HSE 2005 Act on Preventing Slips & Trips at Work.

Our custom Gritting App thoroughly documents each visit with details and photos for the safety and records of our clients.

Gritting App

What our clients say about us


Very prompt service, daily weather updates

From day 1 this company has been very punctual with delivering a gritting service to our business centre. Daily weather updates, with the option to add a gritting service for that day is great and not a pushy company. Definitely recommend.

Carpark gritting
DPD Site Gritting Snow Clearance North East

Full package service... from weather monitoring to site attendance

Since North East Gritters took over the site gritting I have had no complaints regarding slippery paths or roads. Every time we have a risk North East Gritters have attended site automatically and ensured we have a safe workplace in the morning.


The service provided has always been friendly & reliable

North East Gritters have looked after the gritting of our premises for 3 seasons now. They provide an excellent, friendly & reliable service.

Office Car Park Gritting
Our Values

Benefits of Choosing North East Gritters.

Responsive and Reliable

Responsive & Reliable

Our gritting teams are available 24/7 to respond to any emergency gritting service needs, ensuring your premises are always safe and accessible throughout the winter.

Cost-Effective Solutions

Cost-Effective Gritting

As a local business, we offer competitive pricing for our gritting services without compromising quality - regardless of the size of your site.

Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

We provide peace of mind by fully documenting all visits. We handle everything to keep your site safe in winter, so you can focus on your core business.

Winter Safety Accredited Gritting & Snow Clearance.

  • Safe Contractor Approved
  • £10m Public Liability Insurance
  • £10m Employers Liability Insurance
  • Annual Maintenance Schedules
  • Uniformed Staff
  • All Staff DBS Checked
  • Health & Safety Accreditations
North East Gritters is Safe Contractor Approved