Vandalism and graffiti

Vandalism (Criminal Damage) is an illegal, anti-social activity that creates a negative impression of our borough and contributes to people's fear of crime.

Report it online

If you would like to report any acts of vandalism or graffiti to council property or street furniture, please contact our Contact Centre on 01737 276000 or use the online form on the Reigate and Banstead Joint Enforcement Team page (see link at bottom of page).

We are determined to eradicate graffiti and used specialist machines to remove it. We will remove all graffiti on the highway and council buildings within 14 days. Abusive, offensive and recist graffiti will be treated as a priority and the council will remove it within 48 hours.

Private buildings

If graffiti appears on a private budiling it is the responsibility of the owner to remove it. In such cases the council will offer advice and help.

Offenders will be prosecuted.

Railway land

We are unable to remove graffiti from railway land because of trackside safety rules. For more information check the Network rail website.