The council will remove offensive or racist graffiti on council-owned land or buildings within one working day of being notified. All other graffiti on council-owned land or buildings will be removed within five working days.
The council offers a graffiti removal service for owners/landlords/occupiers of private and commercial property, for which there is a charge.
To report an incident of graffiti or ask for an estimate for the removal of graffiti, please contact:
During normal office hours: 01642 726001
Out of hours (for racist or offensive graffiti only): 01642 726050
If graffiti is found on public utility sites, please contact the relevant company:
BT (includes media boxes/cabinets, telephone boxes, and telegraph poles)
Phone: 0800 023 2023
Virgin Media (includes cabinets / boxes)
Phone: 0330 333 0444.
Northern Powergrid (removal of graffiti from electrical substations)
Phone: 0800 668877
Northern Gas Networks (removal of graffiti from gas substations)
Phone: 0800 040 7766
Royal Mail (removal of graffiti from post boxes and grey boxes)
Phone: 03457 740 740
|Bus shelters (removal of graffiti from bus shelters)
Phone (24-hour hotline): 0800 731 3699