Parks, gardens and open spaces
Stirling prides itself on its beautiful parkland and open spaces. The city is surrounded by some of the most stunning countryside in Scotland. Stirling Council maintains the gardens and public amenity areas in the area to promote tourism, public safety and the general pleasant appearance of the city and countryside.
- Land Maintenance: responsible for all council open spaces, parks, cemeteries, school grounds and office properties, as well as providing a garden maintenance service for elderly and disabled people
- Street Cleaning: responsible for the general upkeep of streets including removing rubbish, litter, needles, dog fouling amongst others, in accordance with the Environmental Protection Act (1990).
- Cemeteries: manages cemetery and bereavement services,·keeps memorials in cemeteries stable.
- Abandoned Vehicles: under the terms of the Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978 and the Removal and Disposal of Vehicles Regulations 1986, this service is responsible for the identification and removal of abandoned cars on public land within the council boundary.
- Play Maintenance: responsible for the maintenance and development of public play areas.
- Countryside Maintenance