Useful Information

Useful information


District council

South Kesteven District Council provides a variety of services including licensing, environmental health, housing, planning and building control, culture and refuse collection. The council's main offices are in St Peter's Hill, Grantham.

For more information call 01476 406080 or go to

County council

Lincolnshire County Council is responsible for a wide varity of services, including adult social care, education, emergency planning, weddings, libraries, recycling and roads. The council's main offcies are in Lincoln.

For more information call 01522 552222 or go to

Emergency services


Grantham Police Station, Swingbridge Road, Grantham NG31 7XT.

Phone: To report a crime, call 0300 111 0300. In an emergency, always call 999. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Station Opening Hours: Monday - Sunday: 8.30am to 6.30pm (occasionally this may vary to shift patterns).

For more details about Lincolnshire Police and the neighbourhood policing teams at work in Grantham and the surrounding area, go to

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

Grantham Fire Station is in Harlaxton Road. To contact Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue write to: Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Headquarters, South Park Avenue, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN5 8EL.

Phone: 01522 582222.

Fax: 01522 582200.

For more information about the service and fire safety advice go to

Healthcare services

Grantham Hospital, Manthorpe Road, Grantham NG31 8DG.

Phone: 01476 565232.

Grantham Hospital is managed by United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust. For more information about the trust, go to

GP and dentistry services in Lincolnshire are provided by Lincolnshire Primary Care Trust. For more details about services available, go to or call 01522 513355.

Late chemists

Asda in Union Street, Grantham, is open week nights until 11pm, 10pm on Saturdays and 4pm on Sundays.

Boots in High Street, Grantham, is open every Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

Library services

Grantham Library

Isaac Newton Centre, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6EE.

Phone: 01522 782010.


Opening hours
  • Monday: 9am to 6pm
  • Tuesday: 9am to 6pm
  • Wednesday: 9am to 7pm
  • Thursday: 9am to 7pm
  • Friday: 9am to 7pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 4pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Belton Lane Community Library

Belton Lane Primary School, Green Lane, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 9PP.

Phone: 01522 782010.

Fax: 01522 516137.


Opening hours
  • Monday: 9am to 4pm.
  • Tuesday: 9am to 4pm.
  • Wednesday: 9am to 4pm.
  • Thursday: 9am to 4pm.
  • Friday: 9am to 4pm.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Recycling information

South Kesteven District Council is responsible for collecting domestic waste in Grantham and the surrounding villages. The council makes fortnightly collections of recyclable and non-recyclable waste using a twin-wheelie bin system.

Recyclable items

  • Plastic bottles, food trays, yogurt pots, margarine and ice cream tubs
  • Clean aluminium foil, e.g. milk tops, food trays
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Drinks cans
  • Food and pet food tins
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Junk mail
  • Envelopes
  • Writing and computer paper
  • All cardboard and card
  • Tetrapaks and waxed cartons
  • Clothes and shoes that are not good enough for charity
  • Linen and cloth

The council also runs a green recycling scheme for garden waste.

For full details of what can go in each bin and to find out when your collections take place, go to


Rail enquiries: 08457 484950.

Lincolnshire bus timetables: 01522 553135.

National Express: 08717 818181.

Traveline: 0871 220 2233.


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