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Waste Services Snow Update

By Chris Fribbins Allhallows (Kent) Parish Council

Thursday, 1 March 2018


Allhallows (Kent) Parish Council Contributor


(received from Medway Council)
The weather is causing serious disruption to all waste services, the purpose of this email is to advise you all of the situation (as at 1 March 11:00AM)

  • HWRC’s - located at Cuxton, Capstone & Hoath Way are all closed until further notice.
  • Street Cleaning – All street cleaning services have been suspended, our Contractor Veolia has deployed the staff to assist with the gritting of high profile pedestrian areas.
  • Refuse / Recycling Collections – As a result of the weather this week we have not collected from households programmed on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Veolia have tried to operate this morning however a number of collection staff have fallen and the waste compaction units are frozen in the vehicles. This means ALL WASTE COLELCTION SERVICES TODAY (THURSDAY) and tomorrow (FRIDAY) have been CANCELLED. We are advising residents that we will provide a double collection next week. Until that time they are advised to remove waste from the pavement.
  • To enable Veolia to effectively collect twice the amount of waste next week, the Organic Waste collection service will be suspended all of next week. These resources will be used to assist with the backlog of black sack and recycling waste.
  • Any bulky waste collection not picked up this week will be collected next week. We have also stopped any further booking on this service until March 12th.

We are using our two twitter accounts @MedwayRecycles and @Medway_Council (the corporate account) as the primary vehicles for public information. The corporate account is also advising the public of other service effects / implications.

We would thank residents for their patience at this time and hope to have more positive news next week.

Thank you

Waste Services

Contact Information

Chris Fribbins

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Allhallows, Allhallows, Rochester, Kent, ME3 9QJ