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Grounds maintenance

We are committed to our communities in the maintenance and cutting of grass areas. You can find the schedule of grounds maintenance work below.

  • Grounds maintenance 2017 / 2018 – (Weather permitting)

    It is important to note that due to the nature of the work being undertaken, it is inevitable that on some occasions bad weather or poor land conditions or unforeseen circumstances will mean a delay against the programme dates.  On these occasions we will aim to catch up with the programme as soon as possible.

    Site

    Village / Town

    Approx – Day                                

    EAST GROVE

    WOOTON

    1

    GREENFIELD

    GOXHILL

    2

    ST MARTINS CLOSE

    BARROW

    3

    VICTORIA HOUSE

    BARTON

    3

    WOLD COURT

    WRAWBY

    4

    ASTLEY CORNER

    ELSHAM

    4

    HORSEFAIR PADDOCK

    BRIGG

    4

    WELLS COURT

    BROUGHTON

    5

    LILYWOOD ROAD

    BROUGHTON

    5

    DAY CLOSE

    KEADBY

    6

    SCHOOL CLOSE

    EPWORTH

    6

    ALBION GROVE

    EPWORTH

    7

    BROADLANDS HOUSE

    BOTTESFORD

    7

    AJAX COURT

    SCUNTHORPE

    7

    CHATTERTON COURT

    SCUNTHORPE

    8

    LINCOLN COURT

    SCUNTHORPE

    8

    PRYME ROAD/KEELBY ROAD

    SCUNTHORPE

    9

     

The works described within this section are executed by the contractor in a manner that enhances Ongo Homes reputation for the maintenance of horticultural features on Ongo Homes housing estates. 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.

There is work on-going 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)
  • 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

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

Looking after our environment

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. 





 

 

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