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Grounds maintenance

Our grounds maintenance service covers all Ongo owned land in North Lincolnshire. The contract is delivered by two providers: one looks after the grounds around the retirement living homes and the other one looks after other land owned by Ongo. 

Retirement living - grounds maintenance schedule

There is work ongoing throughout the cutting season, the season runs from February / March (weather permitting) to October / November. We also maintain areas and during the winter period, from November to February. The types of work for each season are listed below.

  • Summer specification

    February/March – October/November

    • Amenity/Open Space Grass Cuts – Cut & Fly (Every 11 working days)
    • Litter Picking – Pick every visit (prior to grass cut)
    • Hard Standing Herbicide Spraying – One application
    • Hedges/Shrubs – Sided only (Jun – Aug)

    It is important to note that during the period between March and August all work to hedges and shrubs will be carried out to cause minimum disturbance to nesting birds and wildlife in compliance with the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 and Birds Nesting legislation.

  • Winter specification

    November – February

    • One site visit per month – (Nov to Mar)
    • Hedges/Shrubs – Hard Prune, once Nov - Feb
    • Leaf Clearance – Nov/Jan – Two collections

    Please note: No hedge maintenance will be completed if there are visible signs of birds nesting as per the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

The interactive map allows you below allows you to see when the grass was last cut, when the hedges were trimmed, the weeds were sprayed and the leaves were collected. Simply click on the marker on the map and click the link in the box that pops up.

Other land owned by Ongo

If you would like to know more info about grass cutting schedules on land owned by Ongo, please us the web chat.

Please note that we do not provide a gardening provision for our homes. If you have a query about this service please complete this form.





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