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Graffiti and vandalism

Graffiti and vandalism are illegal, anti-social activities that can create a negative impression of an area and contribute to people's fear of crime.


We will remove graffiti from council property. You can report graffiti on council property to us on 023 8028 5000 or online.

If you have graffiti on your private property, it is your responsibility to remove it as soon as possible.

Offenders can be prosecuted under the Criminal Damage Act 1971. The penalties if found guilty include a jail sentence if the offender is over the age of 18 years, a detention and training order for young offenders or a heavy fine.



If you would like to report any acts of vandalism to council property please Report a problem or ring Customer Services on 023 8028 5000.

Updated: 23 Sep 2019
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