Highways Weed Control

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Roadside weedsIn April 2018 the Council took on responsibility for managing weeds across the District on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council. 
This includes directly managing the weed spraying programme, which has previously been undertaken by Hertfordshire County Council.

This arrangement will improve management of weeds across the District and the treatment frequency has be increased to three per year where necessary.

St Albans City & District Council will not be treating weeds from designated high-speed routes (such as the A414).
The work will be carried out by the Councils ground maintenance contractor John O’Conner GM Ltd working in partnership with a specialist weed treatment company Complete Weed Control Ltd.


In 2019 weed treatment will be carried out in the following areas during April, July and September/October.

Please click on the button below to see if your street is covered.

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Click on the button below to open the District Map Services.  The pink lines along the middle of the roads indicate that we will be treating the weeds of those roads.  If there is no pink line it means the roads will not be treated by the Council.
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Area                  Description

Date Completed

April Treatment Status
Area 1City Centre and Central Areas8th AprilCompleted
Area 2New Green, Batchwood and Inner Marshalswick17th AprilCompleted
Area 3Jersey Farm, Outer Marshalswick and Oaklands to Fleetville23rd AprilCompleted
Area 4Oaklands to Fleetville, Highfield and Camp

Area 5King Harry, Cottonmill and Whitecroft

Area 6Harpenden, West2nd AprilCompleted
Area 7Harpenden North3rd AprilCompleted
Area 8Harpenden East and South8th AprilCompleted
Area 9Batford and Wheathampsted1st AprilCompleted
Area 10London Colney and Colney Heath, Smallford8th AprilCompleted
Area 11Chiswell Green and Park Street8th AprilCompleted
Area 12Redbourn1st AprilCompleted

These dates are subject to change as a result of wet and windy weather conditions



Date of last review: 25 April 2019

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