A snowy Sandwell scene


Here you will find information about the impact of snow or bad weather on council services during the winter.

Bin collections

Find out if bin collections are affected by the weather

School closures

Schools should contact parents and update their websites and their own social media channels if they are closed due to bad weather. If you haven't heard from your child's school, presume they are open as normal.


Our gritters spread 55 tonnes of salt on 260 miles of Sandwell's main roads, bus routes and hills every time they go out. 

Find out more about gritting, grit bin locations and gritting routes

Football matches

Check if football matches on Sandwell pitches and parks are affected by the weather

Boiler problems

Advice for people with boiler issues