The grit stored in grit bins can be used by the public to melt ice and snow on public roads and pavements.
It cannot be used on private roads, driveways and garden paths.
Bins are stocked at the start of the winter and are refilled as needed.
Map of grit bins
The document below shows the locations of all the grit bins in South Tyneside.
Map of grit bins in South Tyneside3.22MB