Key objectives for roadside and other grass verges
Bodies responsible for roadside and other verges - Highways Agency, Barnsley Council, parish councils, …
Barnsley council as planning authority:
Voluntary groups and volunteers:
What is being done
Verges Action Plan
Barnsley council has revised its grass-cutting policies to identify areas across Barnsley from 2022 for ‘rewilding’, introducing mowing regimes to promote biodiversity. This includes some roadside verges.
Barnsley Council sets out the approach in: Managed rewilding - a new way to manage our grasslands