Welcome to D Watson & Co – Gritting Services


Family Run Business - Big enough to cope, small enough to care


We offer a full winter maintenance service to private & commercial clients, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Working closely with the Met Office using years of gritting experience, allows us to provide a reasonable, accurate forecast and respond to immediate weather changes.


Unsure if we can offer you a service where you, or your sites are located? Then please don’t hesitate to contact us.


A reliable, dedicated service you can trust.


Drew Watson & his son John work along with a strong dedicated workforce who are  committed to offering a full winter maintenance service when required. Our winter maintenance services can be provided 7 days a week through the night.


Our business has been established for over 50 years, with many years of experience in winter maintenance. Our year is constantly focused on the weather, weather drives all our work. Whilst we focus on business issues, we pay close attention to environmental issues.

Our aim is to:

  • work professionally and safely
  • respect local residents, whilst ensuring minimal disruption to all involved
  • care for the environment
  • ensure customer satisfaction
  • be customer focused, attending to their individual needs
  • provide an honest, loyal, reliable, local service.