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Grounds Maintenance

Dorset County Council offers a range of grounds maintenance services to customers.

The Grounds Management Team provide grounds maintenance services to schools, other Dorset County Council sites and public sector clients including Dorchester County Hospital and 26 NHS Dorset HealthCare University Foundation Trust sites in Dorset.

The team is also responsible for the maintenance of highway verges in Dorset.

Grounds Maintenance Services Grounds Maintenance - Grass and hedge cutting

The Grounds Management Team can undertake a complete routine grounds maintenance service including:

  • grass and hedge cutting
  • tree, shrub and flower bed maintenance
  • strimming
  • aeration and de-compaction of ground
  • the maintenance of sports fields and line markings
  • litter collection and leaf clearance
  • winter maintenance including snow clearance
  • the application of fertilisers and herbicides

In addition, the team can undertake:

  • large planting schemes
  • the erection of sports goals
  • mulching using material supplied by the Trees Team
  • the construction and maintenance of natural grass pitches
  • the construction and maintenance of cricket squares

Portfolio of Grounds Maintenance Projects Grounds Maintenance - Large planting scheme

The Grounds Management Team is involved in many grounds maintenance projects from large planting schemes to routine maintenance.

A portfolio of grounds maintenance projects is available on the Grounds Management Team's flickr photostream. (opens in a new window)

Enquiries Grounds Maintenance - Grass cutting

For more information on any of the grounds maintenance services on offer, or to obtain a quotation please contact the Grounds Management Team.

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