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We are responsible for removing graffiti on public land property. This includes council offices and council owned street and park furniture such as lights, signs and benches.

We aim to remove racist or obscene graffiti within 24 hours of it being reported.

Report graffiti


Fixed Penalty Notices

Graffiti is an environmental crime. The law authorises our Neighbourhood Wardens and Supervisors to issue fixed penalty notices (FPNs) to anyone caught doing graffiti. If you are prosecuted in court for graffiti you could receive a substantial fine or even a prison term.

Pay a fixed penalty notice (FPN) for graffiti

Contact us

Waste Services and Grounds Maintenance
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street

Phone: 0191 433 7000
Fax: 0191 478 1138