We sweep all residential streets at least once a week and clean town centres daily.

To make our services more efficient, your road is swept on the same day of your bin collection.

Find out your bin collection and street sweeping day

We also take specific steps to tackle environmental crime (crime that negatively affects the environment).

Read more about how we tackle environmental crime

What you can do

You can help to make Royal Greenwich a more pleasant place to live by:

Jet washing of pavements

We jet wash the pavements in busy town centres and high streets twice a year, from March to October.

Pavement jet washing schedule for 2018
Location Dates Time
Woolwich Town Centre Thursday 22 March to Friday 11 May
Monday 2 July to Friday 17 August
7pm to midnight
Abbey Wood (Wilton Road) Sunday 25 to Monday 26 March 7pm to midnight
Eltham Town Centre Monday 26 March to Friday 11 May
Monday 2 July to Friday 17 August
7pm to midnight
Greenwich Town Centre Monday 14 May to Friday 29 June
Monday 20 August to Friday 5 October
7pm to midnight
Plumstead High Street Monday 14 May to Friday 29 June
Monday 20 August to Friday 5 October
7pm to midnight

Each deep clean takes up to seven weeks and is carried out by trained staff.

Please note: We are unable to clean pavements in cold weather, as the water may freeze and create a slip hazard.