Bham Council to cut grit bin numbers – but where are they now? [map]

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Bham Council to cut grit bin numbers – but where are they now? [map]

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A few weeks back I was inspired to map the grit bins in Birmingham, due to the *very* dangerous icy pavements around the Jewellery Quarter.

This appeared on my hyperlocal Tumblr blog, This is the JQ.

Now the Council bosses say they’re going to cut the number of bins, in a cost-saving exercise – so this map will need redoing at some point

View Birmingham Grit Bins location in a full screen map


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