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Grit bins

Due to coronavirus and winter weather conditions there is a delay in processing grit bin requests. We are working through them as swiftly as possible.

There are around 1800 grit bins located at strategic positions within Aberdeenshire towns and villages and also larger grit bins at recycling centres in the larger towns. These resources are to assist with clearing and gritting public roads and footways (not for use on private paths and driveways). 

View map with all grit bin locations (you will need to zoom in first).

Grit bins map

List of grit bin locations by area:

You can access grit bin services online:

  • Request a grit bin to be filled
  • Report damage to a grit bin
  • Request a grit bin to be moved
  • Request a new grit bin

Make a grit bin request or report damage

Alternatively you can phone 03456 081205 (8:45am to 5pm). If you would like to request a new grit bin, we have a grit bin provisions criteria that we need to follow when assessing these requests.