Services

PONTELAND TOWN COUNCIL  – WHAT WE DO

 

Flower/shrub beds – planted and maintained:

  • Merton Way shopping centre
  • Broadway shopping centre
  • Main Street – planters outside Barclays bank and Lloyds bank
  • Coates Institute Garden
  • Coates Green
  • Rockery by bus shelter
  • Planter and barrels on North Road
  • Entrances to Ponteland on A696 (barrels)
  • ‘Triangle’ bed at bottom of Merton Way
  • Shrubbery on West Road and on path to fitness centre
  • Cut grass/plant and maintain – raised area in front of Library
  • Fund summer hanging baskets

 

Park:

  • Litter clearance
  • Path and bridge maintenance
  • Lake and river – safety equipment and river checked

 

Skate Park and Play Areas – Callerton Lane, Twizell Place and Guardians Court:

  • Checked daily, equipment maintained, litter collection and removal of graffiti

 

Prestwick Cemetery

  • Services provided by Northumberland County Council through a Service Level Agreement

 

Public Toilets – cleaned and locked 7 days a week (Contractors)

 

Bridleway from Callerton Lane to Airport:

  • Litter picked weekly
  • Overgrowth cut back as necessary

 

Gritting:

  • Merton Way and Broadway Shopping Centres
  • Thornhill Road (pensioners’ bungalows)
  • Main Street

 

Dog waste collection (Contract service):

Park (4); Edge Hill; Western Way; Callerton car park; Callerton Lane play area; behind Diamond Inn; Thornhill Road; North Road (Eland Green); by footbridge on path from Main Street to Callerton Lane; The Glebe; North Road (cut through)

 

Notice boards and seats throughout the Parish:

  • Maintained and replaced (sometimes by Memorial seats)

 

Bus shelters – Main Street (2), Eastern Way, Prestwick Road Ends (2), Dalton

  • Maintained and painted

 

Allotments – managed and maintained

 

Christmas Lights