Extreme weather

Highways flooding and drainage


Information on high winds from the Met Office

Report a problem with damaged or fallen tree on public/council land

Report a problem with a tree online

Report damage to property

Report damage to property from high winds contact the Building Control Team, who will be able to assist you.


Our officers and gritting vehicles are on standby and continually monitor the weather conditions. 

Please follow us on Twitter for gritting updates and other service updates.

Gritting and road users

Burst water pipes

Due to the cold weather, there may be an increased risk of burst water pipes.  If you spot a burst water pipe down your road, please contact your water provider. 


When there is extreme cold weather our services can be disrupted.

Tuesday 13 December 2022


Some schools are closed due to the snow, visit your child's school website for further information.

Parks and open spaces

Due to the heavy snowfall and icy conditions all of the car parks within our Parks and Open spaces will remain closed until further notice, pedestrian gates are open as usual.

Stay up to date here

Bins and Recycling collections

Waste and recycling collection services in the London Borough of Redbridge have been suspended today (13 December).

Many smaller roads and pavements are icy and pose a risk to the safety of our crews.
We are working on plans to catch up with missed services, and these will be published in due course.

We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause.

Children's Centres 

Find out more about closures and cancellations 

Council buildings

No disruptions


No disruptions

Leisure facilities

Stay up to date on Vision facilities here


During hot weather the heat affects everyone particularly the young, elderly and people who are fasting.

When temperatures are high, keep safe and healthy by finding shade to cool down and stay hydrated by drinking of plenty of cool fluids.

Advice on keeping healthy and well during summer