Parking, roads and travel

Winter gritting

Our winter gritting programme ensures that key routes and main roads across Liverpool remain clear during the winter months.

View gritting routes and grit bins

You can find your nearest community grit bin and view gritting routes in Liverpool by entering your postcode into our interactive map:

Winter gritting map

Gritting advice

You can get grit from the 173 yellow grit bins located throughout the city, these yellow bins are marked on the gritting map.

  • You can spread gritting salt on pavements and other public footways, not driveways
  • Use a spade or shovel to spread the grit thinly and evenly across the pavement
  • Gritting bins are topped up twice during winter