London Borough of Croydon

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Street cleaning schedule

View the street cleaning map at the bottom of the page and find out when your road is next scheduled to be swept.

Standards of street cleaning

We use several methods to keep our streets clean, from street cleaners with barrows to large mechanical sweeping machines. Our officers check that we meet the standards for cleanliness prescribed by the law. The Environmental Protection Act 1990 Part IV brought in a code of practice that sets cleanliness standards for streets and land, depending on location and usage. This has been strengthened by the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005.

Street cleaning includes:

  • cleaning pavements and kerbside channels
  • cleaning surface water drainage gullies
  • washing the pavements beneath bridges
  • emptying litter bins
  • removal of dog fouling
  • removal of dead animals
  • removal of fallen leaves
  • weed control

Street cleaning performance

Our Clean and Green dashboard report focuses on the three main themes of Don't Mess with Croydon; education, enforcement and ease of use. We monitor the performance level of our contractors using these themes as key performance indicators (KPI's). Our staff meet with Veolia each month to review the progress and results of performance. We also agree any joint action needed to tackle any problems or issues that may have been highlighted by the performance results.

The Clean and Green dashboard report has been designed to provide an overview of performance against targets (where appropriate) and longer term trends across a range of indicators. You can view the monthly performance reports in the download section below.

Report it

If you need to report a problem with street cleaning or the condition of streets and pavements, you can report it to us through My Account or the My Croydon app.


Street cleansing

020 8726 6200
Text "ENV" to 60660


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