About the Scheme

The garden assistance scheme is designed to support elderly and disabled residents who have difficulty managing their garden. This a subsidised service provided by the council that is charged at £15 per hour. The garden assistance scheme provides a basic garden service such as mowing grass, maintenance of shrubs, bushes, and hedges, weeding and general tidying.

Who can we help?

  • Residents aged 70 or over. You must have no other person living in the property under the age of 70.
  • Residents with a disability. You must have no other able-bodied person living in the property under the age of 70.

Service frequency

How often we can offer an appointment will be dependent on our waiting list and ensuring we support as many residents as possible.

How do I apply?

If you think you’re eligible for the Garden Assistance Service and you’d like to apply, please complete the application form along with evidence of eligibility.

As there’s a limited number of places on the scheme,  you’ll go onto a waiting list when you apply, and we’ll get in touch as soon as a place becomes available.

Application Form

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