Grit bins and locations
Find out where we grit and your nearest grin bin.
There are 337 grit bins in East Renfrewshire.
Gritting routes are carefully planned to make sure we cover the main routes in East Renfrewshire. This includes main A roads, bus routes and fire stations.
Priority gritting routes
Our staff work 24 hours on standby during the winter.
We get road updates from a specialist forecasting service at least 3 times a day. Roadside sensors also send information to help check road conditions. This helps us decide what action to take.
|Strategic and main traffic routes|
|Priority 1||A77 Fenwick Road|
|Priority 1||A77 Ayr Road|
|Priority 1||A727 Busby to Spiersbridge|
|Priority 1||A736 Glasgow Road to Lochlibo Road|
|Priority 1||B769 Stewarton Road|
|Priority 1||B767 Busby to Eaglesham|
|Priority 2||One access route to fire stations|
|Priority 2||Major bus routes|
|Priority 2||School bus routes notified by SPT (may not include the full route)|
|Priority 3||Other B class roads|
|Priority 4||Local employment areas such as industrial estates|
|Priority 5||C class roads and unclassified public roads|
|Priority 6||Access to isolated homes|
|Priority 7||Prospective public roads|
|Priority 8||Private roads|
During normal winter weather, we grit priority 1 to 3 routes and some priority 4 and 5 routes. We'll grit these routes on first and second runs.
During severe winter weather we may need to concentrate on priority 1 and 2 routes.
We'll grit other routes if the severe weather continues and other priority routes stay clear.
M77 and A726 roads
These roads are looked after by a private contractor - Connect Roads.
Contact Traffic Scotland for any enquiries.
|Priority 2||Areas used by many people such as train station entrances|
|Priority 3||Steep hills in housing areas, old people's homes and sheltered housing|
|Priority 4||One pavement along the front of each school|
We grit pavements once all priority routes are deemed safe and clear and if we have the resource to do so.