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Grounds Maintenance

In April 2016 Marlow Town Council took over the responsibility for grounds maintenance in Marlow, following the devolution of services from Buckinghamshire County Council and Wycombe District Council.

May Balfour Gardens
May Balfour Gardens
Pergola Park

Rookery Gardens

The Town Council has appointed Continental Landscapes to undertake the following:

  • Grass cutting and trimming of urban grass verges
  • Trimming and pruning hedges, verges, trees and shrubs
  • Annual Bedding
  • Providing and applying weed-kills
  • Rights of way clearance and siding out of overgrown footways
  • Opening and closing of May Balfour Gardens
  • Maintenance of street furniture

Follow the links on the left for further information on what services are being carried out, where and when. There is also a feedback form that members of the public are welcome to submit with any feedback or concerns. 

Areas of Responsibility

You can view the maps below, showing the areas of responsibility Marlow Town Council have taken over.

If you spot any anomalies or missing areas, please let us know using our feedback form.

Grounds Maintenance Schedules

Continental Landscapes work on a monthly programme starting in East Marlow and working their way through to West Marlow every month between March & October. Grass cutting takes approximately 3 weeks and one week is spent on shrub and plant bed maintenance. Please note that these schedules are subject to change for operational reasons. If you have any queries please do contact us using the feedback form below.

Weed Killing 


Transport for Buckinghamshire on behalf of Buckinghamshire County Council have discontinued killing weeds in the county and have provided the following information:

  • There is a detrimental environmental impact of the widespread use of herbicides on pollinating insects.
  • The legal constraints that are now imposed on the widespread use of herbicides significantly reduces the effectiveness of the application.
  • TfB will continue to treat noxious and injurious weeds in line with its legal obligations. To report these concerns go to www.buckscc.gov.uk/telltfb
  • Further information can be found at  www.buckscc.gov.uk/transport and there are live twitter feeds @tfbalerts.

Feedback Form

Please use this form to report any issues you are experiencing with grounds maintenance, or to submit any feedback.  If you have any issues using the form, please contact the office on 01628 484024.