Graffiti and vandalism

Graffiti is classed as anything which is written, scratched, painted or sprayed on the surface of any property.

Report graffiti or vandalism

Our environmental contractor Serco will remove offensive or racist graffiti from council owned property within 24 hours of it being reported. We aim to remove other graffiti within 48 hours. This service covers:

  • public buildings
  • street furniture
  • monuments.

Photographic records are kept as evidence of persistent problem graffiti, allowing cases to be pursued to prosecution.