Graffiti on public property is unsightly and is considered to be vandalism. It lowers the quality of an area's environment, encourages other environmental crime, and can increase the fear of crime in general.
The council removes graffiti from public areas and public buildings in order to maintain the appearance of the district.
Our target is to remove any racist, sexual or offensive graffiti within 24 hours of notification. Other graffiti is removed as soon as we are able to, subject to resources being available.
It is the property owner's responsibility to remove graffiti from their property.
If you would like to help to tackle graffiti or if you would like to remove graffiti from your own property, we do have a supply of graffiti removal kits available to loan for this use.
Other options for removal are: