All Durham County Council salt bins located in Wheatley Hill have a unique reference number. To find your nearest salt bin on a map visit www.durham.gov.uk/saltbins
To request a new salt bin or ask for a refills 03000 26 0000 or complete an online form at www.durham.gov.uk/saltbins. Please quote the unique reference number on the top or side of the bin.
Alternatively Contact Us and we will arrange to have the bin refilled.
The following list is some of the criteria considered when a new salt bin request is submitted to Durham County Council.
- steep gradients
- severe bends
- traffic category
- bus route
- accident history
- high pedestrian activity
- pedestrians with reduced mobility
- health centres
- local services
There is specific criteria which must be met before a salt bin can be placed in a new location, as outlined in the salt bin assessment form Appendix 4 in the winter maintenance policy located on Durham County Councils Winter service plan web page.