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Land Audit Management System (LAMS)

Land Audit Management System (LAMS)

LAMS is a quality inspection system to monitor grounds maintenance, which can also be applied to street cleansing for a total street scene quality score. You can use LAMS to measure the quality of your own localities and at the same time, benchmark these against other local authorities. You can choose between using the system to monitor grounds maintenance and/or street cleansing as well. Benchmarking reports are produced bi-monthly and the following measure have been provided for benchmarking purposes:


Grounds maintenance

  • Number of inspections
  • Quality indicator score
  • Percentage of sites acceptable


Street cleansing

  • No of litter inspections
  • No of detritus inspections
  • No of fly tipping inspections
  • Percentage of sites that are grade A (fly tipping)
  • No of graffiti inspections
  • Percentage of sites below grade B (graffiti)
  • Cleanliness Indicator score (combined litter & detritus)
  • Percentage of sites acceptable (combined)


Cemeteries and Crematoria

  • Grounds maintenance standard
  • Surface weeds
  • Litter
  • Fly tipping
  • Dog fouling
  • Bins over flowing
  • Bin structure
  • Bin cleanliness
  • Vandalism/ damage
  • Grounds conditions


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 Building Cleaning

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 Cemetery and Crematorium Services

 Environmental Health

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 Street Lighting
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APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.




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