Grit bins are provided at locations of identified difficulty.
Significant inclines providing access to a major road, or adjacent to any other incline likely to be dangerous in icy conditions
Areas where ice may create hazardous conditions specific to the area such as hospitals or schools
Grit bins are not for private use
The provision and use of grit bins is for surrounding roads, pavements or public steps.
You should purchase grit for your own private use such as on garden paths or drives.