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Alleygates

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Over 500 alleygates are installed throughout Middlesbrough to reduce burglaries where access can be gained to the rear of a property from an alley, and also to help reduce arson, fly tipping and anti-social behaviour. This in turn can lead to improved community spirit and give residents a sense of ownership of the alleys.

How do I obtain/return a key?

Gates should be locked at all times when not in use. Anyone requiring a key should bring two forms of identification to Middlesbrough House.

An £8 deposit is required, which will be refunded when the key is returned to the council. All keys should be returned to the address above.

How do I report a problem with a gate?

Report alleygate maintenance problems using Report It.

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Alternatively you can call the Environment Contact Centre on 01642 726001.

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