Staying Put service

Staying Put gardening service

Help maintaining your garden

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
  • own your property, or be a tenant of the council or a private landlord

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. 


We charge £30 per hour per gardener required. This price is pro rata, meaning you do not pay for a full hour if the job does not take the full hour.

We will discuss your requirements before any work takes place and provide you with the estimated cost. 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:

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Croydon staying put team

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