Reduced Services

Christmas and new Year closure

Christmas treeThe Council offices will be closed from 4.45pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will re-open at 8.45am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

Emergency calls may be made throughout the holiday period on 01268 758357

Castle Point Borough Council wishes all its residents a Merry Christmas and good wishes for the forthcoming year.

Updated: 5 December 2018

Verge Maintenance FAQ's

There is to damage to / ruts on the grass verge, can you repair this?

This is responsibility of Essex County Council, Highways Department. Please contact them on 0845 603 7631

Why are verge grass cuttings not cleared?

The Council’s policy is not to collect up grass cuttings from verges or parks. This is common practise throughout the Country.


When will the grass verge be cut?

We aim to cut the grass verges on a three week cycle, depending on the weather.

If you require further assistance please contact us (including your name, address), or telephone us on 01268 882200.

Alternatively you can visit the Street Scene Section at the Council Offices, Kiln Road, Benfleet, SS7 1TF.