Somerset County Council

Snow and ice


You can find all the latest information about County Council services that are being affected by snow and ice on our Somerset Newsroom. 

You can also find general useful information, such as our winter salting route and tips for preparing for winter below.

Schools and Children's Centres

You can find details of schools and children's centres which have let us know about closures or restricted opening on SLP - School Notifications - Closures and Partial Closures page.

Waste and Recycling
Guidance and updates on refuse and recycling collections and recycling sites if there is severe weather are available on the Somerset Waste Partnership website.

You can find out about the latest updates on weather affected routes for public transport and weather affected routes for school transport on the transport affected by bad weather page. If you need more information please phone us on 0300 123 2224.

We are responsible for the highway winter service in Somerset, except for the M5, A303 and A36.
You can find the latest updates from our highways team and road closures on Travel Somerset and the Highways England website. You can check when the gritters are in action and see which roads are gritted at gritting route map

Report snow or ice on the road


Contact: Customer Contact
Phone: 0300 123 2224

Opening hours: Monday 8am to 6pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.

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