Gritting around Stambourne

With the recent snowfalls and the low wintry temperatures, the roads may become dangerously icy. Essex Highways are responsible for gritting the roads around Stambourne in winter but, as they have to prioritise their routes, not all of Stambourne’s roads are covered.

Did you know?

The gritting lorries have their own names!

Grit Monster, Alexander the Grit, Gritney Spears, Mrs Good Grit, Big G, Levi, Ice Buster, Ice Exterminator, Rory, Gustav, Ice Caramba, The Only Way is Gritty, Gritting Queen, Gritty, Gritty Bang Bang, Gritendor, Frosty, Andy Flurry, Grit Notley, Gritty McGrit Face and Gritty Gordon


The roads in blue on this map are the ones covered in the 2020/21 winter season:

Map of the gritting routes around Stambourne
Gritting map of the area around Stambourne

More information and a live map of the gritters can be found at on the Essex Highways gritting information website.

Buy us a coffee! ☕

Support the Stambourne Village website

For almost 15 years the Stambourne website has been entirely funded by one single person. Now we are asking for a small token donation, to keep things running smoothly. If you find value in our website and in what it offers, consider buying us a virtual coffee

Use the button below to make a contribution, however small, to the upkeep and running costs. We would be immensely grateful for the support. Thank you! And cheers!

Click here for other ways to support the Stambourne website »


Latest Stambourne News

  • Christmas Craft Market in Stambourne
    Saturday, 17th December 2022 — 10am – 2pm // Come along to the Village Hall on Saturday, 17th December 2022 for our Christmas Craft Market in Stambourne […]
  • Quiz night at the Village Hall
    Saturday, 10th December 2022 — From 7pm // Join us at the Stambourne Village Hall for a fun Quiz night hosted by Richard Wright. Chicken […]
  • Christmas tree lighting in Toppesfield
    Saturday, 3rd December 2022 — From 6pm // Join us for this year’s celebrations in Toppesfield for the lighting of the Christmas tree and Christmas […]
  • Christmas tree lighting in Finchingfield
    Saturday, 3rd December 2022 — 11am – 7pm // Lighting of the Christmas tree in Finchingfield: join us for this year’s celebrations on the Village […]
  • Decorative stained glass class
    Saturday, 26th November 2022 — 10am-3pm // Stained glass class at the Stambourne Village Hall: a fantastic workshop to create your very own Christmas inspired […]

Get more Stambourne news »