SNOW clearance SERVICEs

Gritting alone does not work on deep snow.

Salt is not a solution to solve all winter problems.

Often the snow has to be cleared before gritting can be done.

Nurture’s snow clearing service ensures your car parks and core walkways are kept clear from snow where possible, and then treated with salt to ensure their safety.

Snow clearing comes in two forms: the first is or mechanical clearance, using our snowploughs and other snow clearing equipment to quickly clear larger areas such as car parks, access roads and so on. Alternatively, for smaller areas such as core pathways, the snow will have to be cleared manually.

We provide 2 levels of service:-

  • Auto Clearing – We will make proactive decisions with you based on local knowledge and our advanced forecasting system.
  • Reactive Clearing – Call us in when you need us and we will do our best to get to you as quickly as possible.
Detailed Forecast Analysis

Accurate forecasting and risk management: unfortunately weather forecasters don’t have a great reputation, but the forecasts on TV/Radio/Internet are trying to give a quick forecast to generic areas of the country.

If you’ve ever driven for twenty minutes and found the weather completely different then you’ll understand why this can’t work for us!

We partner with the Met Office to provide us with a highly professional, accurate and most importantly, very local weather forecasts to make sure we know exactly what’s going to happen for your business, so our systems can accurately understand whether or not to activate service for that night.

That protects your business because we don’t miss you out when it’s icy – and it protects your budget because we don’t grit when it isn’t.

Our Ice Master system enables us to take the worry out of whether or not to grit especially as most web based forecasts state air temperature and not road surface temperature where the ice hazard forms. The Ice Master system automatically receives the daily forecast directly from the Met Office. This approach allows our clients to focus on their core business and not just the weather.

Flexible Call Out System

Gritting that suits your business: either on a fixed seasonal contract or on a pay per visit contract.

Not only that, but you can easily opt-out of visits using the Ice Master we portal or mobile app: if there’s still plenty of grit on the ground from previous visits or your site will be closed for a special reason then we’ll neither visit nor charge you that night.

We’ll also help you to plan what’s best for your business: for example, if you are open on the weekend but traditionally have fewer visitors then we might suggest gritting only the main trunking roads and a reduced parking area and pass those savings on to you.

On the other hand, if it’s a particularly busy time for you then it may be advisable to have extra grit-supplies kept on-site in case of emergencies.

We want you to control what we do and we’ll control the delivery of it, confident that your business is going to be safe – whatever the weather.

Our Own Local Operatives

The right people for the job: we are a national winter gritting company, and we’re proud of that. The size and reach lets us invest in better equipment, better systems and better supplies.

But there’s something about being local too: local people know the area, they’ll get to know your business and your site to make sure you get the best possible service.

It means the best possible gritting service for your business – and that’s exactly what Nurture’s gritting is all about.

Your Own Management Portal

Developed by Clockwork IT and with busy Facilities Managers in mind, we now have Nurture’s bespoke Ice Master system with a customer portal where you can log on and get an instant picture on planned activity, financial & budget reports, as well as archived weather information.

Not only do you have a web portal access, you also have access to our smartphone app. This app allows instant access to all daily activated site/s for service in your portfolio.