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.
You can let us know about graffiti using Report It.
Alternatively, 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
Public utility sites
If graffiti is found on public utility sites, please contact the relevant company.
Removal of graffiti from media boxes/cabinets, telephone boxes, and telegraph poles.
Phone: 0800 023 2023
Removal of graffiti from cabinets and boxes.
Phone: 0330 333 0444
Removal of graffiti from electrical substations.
Phone: 0800 668877
Northern Gas Networks
Removal of graffiti from gas substations.
Phone: 0800 040 7766
Removal of graffiti from postboxes and grey boxes.
Phone: 03457 740 740
Removal of graffiti from bus shelters.
Phone (24-hour hotline): 0800 731 3699