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Staying Put gardening service

The Staying Put gardening service may be able to help you maintain your garden.

To be entitled to use the service you must be aged 60 or over or disabled.

What the service provides

The type of work covered in the service includes:

  • tidying up front and back gardens
  • grass cutting
  • pruning
  • weeding

The service does not include: 

  • fencing work
  • work on anything higher than 6 feet

If you are a council or private tenant we cannot carry out works for which your landlord is responsible. If unsure, consult your tenancy officer or landlord first. 


The first hour is charged at £45. This price is for 2 gardeners undertaking the work. Any subsequent time needed is charged at £30 per hour per gardener.

The gardening contractor will discuss your requirements before any work takes place and provide you with the estimated cost for the work. The team are able to remove any garden waste from the property, this is included in the cost

How to apply

There are a variety of ways to apply. You can:

Croydon Staying Put team


Croydon Council, Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk
Croydon, CR0 1EA
United Kingdom