Highways Winter Maintenance

My request relates to the management of the Winter Maintenance Operation (Gritting/Snowploughing)

 1.Please can I have the contact details for the tiers of management that the Winter Maintenance Operation would fall under. Starting from the Chief Executive and working down through various tiers of management, including any Corporate Directors of Department, Heads of Service, and Senior Management.  

Can I please have the following  information 

  • Name 
  • Email Address
  • Postal Address 

I have attached an example of the Cumbria County Council Corporate Structure, based on this the management structure would be as follows:- 

Katherine Fairclough      –              Chief Executive

Dominic Donnini               –            Corporate Director / Economy and Highways

Stephen Hall                      –            Assistant Director – Highways, Transport and Fleet

Karl Melville                       –              Senior Manager – Network Management

 Phil Norrey – Chief Executive

Meg Booth – Acting Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure, Development and Waste

TBC – Highways Intelligence Group Manager

Chris Cranston – Highway Operations and Communications, Operations and Communications Manager 

The email address for all staff is name@devon.gov.uk

Postal Address: Highways Operations Control Centre, Lucombe House, County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter, EX2 4QW, Devon.

 2. I would also like to know if the highway gritting is carried out in-house or if it is done by a highways contractor, if this is the case can you please let me know which company this is?

 A contractor – Skanska

 And when the current contract has run from and will expire on?

2017 – 2024, with a three year extension 

And whether the gritting equipment used by the contractor is council sourced or if it is left to the highways contractor to source the equipment?

The winter service equipment is owned by Devon, operated by Skanska