We aim to keep all roads, footways and pedestrian areas across Sunderland clear during the winter months. You can also help yourself and others when severe weather conditions take a grip by being prepared and having a supply of rock salt and a snow spade ready.
Keeping all roads, footpaths and pedestrian areas clear of snow and ice would be an impossible task so we treat them on a strict priority basis. The pre-determined gritting routes in Sunderland cover the main roads and bus routes across the city, as well as ensuring access for emergency vehicles.
The A19, A1 and A1(M) are dealt with by Highways England. For information on their winter gritting programme call their information line on 0300 123 5000 or visit their website.
For full information on the winter maintenance service, please see our