Alley gates are lockable gates at the entrances and exits to alleys. They can prevent crime such as burglary, dumping of rubbish and other forms of antisocial behaviour.
We have an alley gating programme to reduce crime in the community. The application pack (PDF) explains the entire process and has all the required forms that you will need to complete.
The interested local resident will need to act as a coordinator and speak to neighbours to gain their support for the gates to be installed.
The coordinator will have to:
If the application is successful, we will pay for the manufacture, installation and future maintenance of the alley gates. If the alley gates are for a commercial property only and not shared by local residents, the business will have to pay per gate, and are responsible for insurance and future maintenance.
Applying for alley gates can be a lengthy process.
Submit your completed form and documents by post to:
Alley Gating Officer
Environmental Protection Team