Snow Clearance and Removal Services.

Ensuring Safety in Every Step

Snow Clearance Fleet at North East Gritters

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.

Snow Removal Services for the North East of England

Snow removal is essential if your commercial premise is obstructed by heavy snowfall. Our de-icing specialists have all the machinery to clear snow from car parks, roads and pedestrian areas to make it safe for pedestrians and road users.

Keeping your Business Moving

Despite careful planning, unexpected snowfall can always occur during the winter months. Our team is ready to respond at any time during cold weather and can be on-site promptly to assist you.

Commercial Snow Removal Service

We work with a variety of businesses and our snow clearing 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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Snow Clearing at North East Gritters

Your Local Snow Removal 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.


Contacted North East gritters saying that I had a requirement, from there their team mobilised to conduct a site visit, set us up in the system and from that day forward our site has been completely covered without the need for us to do anything other than approve invoices. An excellent service - highly recommend.

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Our Snow Removal Process

Our service involves monitoring the weather. When snowfall forecast is expected to reach a certain depth, we’ll come to your site with our snow ploughs. We'll clear the snow from designated areas and move it to safe spots where it can melt away. Afterward, we can de-ice the area to ensure it's clear of both snow and ice, keeping your site safe and compliant.

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 removal 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.

We serve a wide range of areas across the North East, including:

  • Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Gateshead
  • Washington
  • Sunderland
  • Durham
  • Middlesbrough
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Darlington
  • Stokesley
  • York
  • Tyne & Wear
  • Teesside
  • County Durham
  • 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
  • Car 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 snow clearance 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 Snow Removal Service

We work with our clients to create a tailored gritting and snow removal 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 snow conditions and carry out snow removal as needed, ensuring your premises stay accessible when in tough conditions.

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