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Find information about community support and our services during the coronavirus pandemic, on our information for residents pages, our information for businesses pages, and our community support hub page which has guidance to help coordinate community organisations.

See a summary of our Local Outbreak Control Plan and read our frequently asked questions. 

Grass Cutting Schedules

Maintenance of grass verges on highways

We cut grass verges in urban areas eight times each year.  Verges on rural roads are cut twice a year.
The table below shows the approximate dates when each cut starts. These may vary slightly depending on weather conditions.

Grass Cutting Schedule
Urban VergesRural Verges

Cut 1 commences in April


Cut 2 commences in May

Cut 1 commences April

Cut 3 commences in June


Cut 4 commences in July

Cut 2 commences late July

Cut 5 commences in August


Cut 6 commences in September


Cut 7 commences in October


Cut 8 commences in November


You can see the verges we maintain by consulting our online map.

If you notice any problem with an urban or rural grass verge, report it to us via our online form.

Who To Contact

West Berkshire Council's Grounds Maintenance Officer with responsibility for parks and open spaces

01635 519576