1200 tonnes of road salt is in stock and arrangements are also in place with neighbouring authorities for the provision of further salt if required. 63 grit bins in strategic locations throughout the borough have been prepared in readiness for bad weather.
Councillor John Rampton, Cabinet Portfolio Holder for the Environment, Borough of Poole, said: "The last few winters have presented a range of challenges to councils up and down the country. Our staff worked throughout the night on several occasions to help make sure Poole didn't grind to a halt. We have used these experiences, together with a major investment of a new salt barn, to ensure this year's preparations are robust enough to cope with whatever weather this winter brings.
"This is also a good time for people to look at their own preparations for adverse weather and ensure they have their own supplies or items they may need to stay warm, keep mobile or to protect their property."