Alley gating is a crime prevention measure which involves putting up security gates at the entrance to privately owned alleyways and passages.

The gates are effective at preventing fly-tipping in residential alleyways and also help to reduce the number of burglaries. Other advantages to installing gates include:

  • reduced opportunities for groups of people to cause disturbance or annoyance
  • fewer problems with dog fouling.

Guide to alley gating

 

Contact us

For further assistance or advice please contact:

Alley Gate Coordinator
PO Box 82
Morden
SM4 9WA

Telephone: 020 8545 4786
Email: waste.enforcement@merton.gov.uk