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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. These councils have now unified and we now perform these services on behalf of Buckinghamshire Council.

May Balfour Gardens
May Balfour Gardens
Pergola Fields
Rookery Gardens

The Town Council have appointed John O’Conner (Grounds Maintenance) Ltd 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

Buckinghamshire Council manage roadside trees, pavements, pot holes and many other maintenance issues. You can report a problem to them via

Buckinghamshire Council plan to carry out two cyclical kerbside weed sprays this year, starting in April/May. This is dependent on growth and weather conditions.

The link below will take you to the Transport for Buckinghamshire web page where you will find further information, a telephone number and a link to their reporting page.

Areas of Responsibility

By clicking on the links below you can view the maps which show Marlow Town Councils areas of responsibility in red.

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

Grounds Maintenance Schedules

John O’Conner (Grounds Maintenance) Ltd 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.

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.