HOUNSLOW borough residents coped well despite the freezing conditions last week, with disruption kept to a minimum.
Just one school across the borough was closed during the cold snap, Hounslow Heath Junior School, which shut its doors on Thursday December 2.
Hounslow Council said no other schools were closed as the borough froze over.
The decision to close Hounslow Heath Junior School was taken as staff experienced difficulties getting into work.
It was opened again the next day.
Gritter lorries were extra busy, covering the roads since last Monday as forecasts worsened.
The council has this year bought three extra gritters to add to the fleet, which were hard at work to make roads safer.
A spokesman for the authority said there were no road closures as a result of the weather conditions. He said: "We had no reports of any and CCTV is showing no problems across the borough.
"The gritters have been out in force since Monday and we're doing well".
Between November 24 and December 5, 227 tons of grit were used in the borough by the council, there are still around 1,000 tons left.
The London Ambulance Service was extra busy in Hounslow last week as 40 people were treated for slips and falls in the icy weather in just four days.
The service saw a 54 per cent rise in falls in the borough from Monday November 29 to Thursday December 2 compared to the same period the week before.
This compares to an 18 per cent rise across London for the same period.
A warning was issued as snow covered pavements iced over in the cold snap, with residents urged to take extra care.
Icy roads also presented problems for ambulances trying to get to residents in distress.
People with minor illnesses and injuries were asked to consider other options first, such as calling NHS Direct on 0845 46 47, or making their own way to a local pharmacist or NHS walk-in centre.