Grounds Maintenance Functions

The Town Council has a team of five grounds staff who under the Head Grounds Man are responsible for maintenance and upkeep of the Council owned areas of the town. As well as the duties below, the grounds staff team also remove graffiti and respond to issues in the town on behalf of West Sussex County Council and Mid Sussex District Council. If you would like further information on the work of the Grounds Staff team, please contact the Town Hall

The Grounds Team Duties:

  • Muster Green - Management Plan Update 2017
  • Muster Green - E and GP 3rd December 2019
  • Haywards Heath Cemetery, Western Road
  • Town Hall maintenance – keep gardens, car park, footpath, disabled ramp and steps clean and free from litter debris, grit car park (also footpath and steps in inclement weather)
  • Spring / Summer / Autumn planting and general maintenance of Muster Green, and flowerbeds throughout the town.

Winter Duties Include: 

  • Hanging baskets, general watering, dead heading and upkeep
  • Bus shelter cleaning and maintenance
  • Weed spraying as necessary
  • General maintenance of allotment sites, keeping empty plots and pathways mowed, hedging and ditching
  • Seat and litter/salt bin cleaning, maintenance and installation when required
  • Assistance with events run by the Town Council and other third sector organisations in the Town