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Flytipping and overgrown bramble etc on waste land close to the pedestrian alleyway leading to Maidstone Road N11.

Reported in the Flytipping category by Desmond Clarke at 20:12, Saturday 5 January 2019

Sent to Enfield Borough Council 3 minutes later

There's a problem in Tewkesbury Terrace with waste land being used as a dumping ground plus it's so overgrown with bramble etc, it's an eyesore. It's ideal for vermin of all kinds. I've reported this a short while ago to Enfield Borough Council but it seems nothing has been done to deal with this problem. There are houses either side of this eyesore I think numbered 51 / 53. I'm surprised that these houses haven't reported this before. It needs to be completely cleared and higher fencing fitted in order to stop individuals from dumping stuff there.

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  • There's household junk and other stuff still there. There's a double metal gate with a padlock which isn't being used. the double gate is kept closed by electrical wiring wrapped around both gates to keep them closed. There's a TOTAL lack of security fencing for this site, fencing should be a lot higher and so that large items can't be thrown onto this site, and a strong padlock for the double gate. What an eyesore. Why does Enfield council ignore this dumping ground?

    Posted by Desmond Clarke at 19:43, Wednesday 13 February 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • The clear up of this site has started but there's a good way to go yet. Are the council going to make this site impregnable by installing much higher fencing? With summer not too far away are the council going to ensure that it doesn't get overgrown again with bramble and other tosh? There seems to be a tendency to forget that this site has always been a dumping ground for fly-tippers so the council has to be made aware of this. Could this site be brought into recreational use for the local public? This idea might stop the abuse of this site.

    Posted by Desmond Clarke at 20:48, Thursday 14 March 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • It's slowly being cleared but how they're going to make it a secure site to prevent dumping household rubbish I don't know. This site should be put to some public use in order to prevent fly tipping. I'm going to attempt to take some photos so that you can see the site for your selves. Will there be an annual bramble plus clearance for this site? If not it will just end up being in the same state as before the present clearance. When facing this site there's a property wall on the right hand side of the site which is crumbling and breaking up. I don't know who is responsible for this wall and this is a problem. I would appreciate another questionnaire in four weeks time. Many thanks in anticipation.

    Posted by Desmond Clarke at 14:33, Saturday 13 April 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • It doesn't look as if the clear up is finished. What happens when the brambles take over again plus other detritus reappears? Who is REALLY responsible for this site and who is responsible for the severely damaged brick wall (see photos)? There isn't any REAL security for this site whatsoever so it'll just end up as a fly tipping site again. Why the properties either site of this eyesore haven't complained I don't know. Welcome to 21st century London UK, probably one of the dirtiest capital cities in Europe. Local authorities just don't seem to care anymore. This site has to be put to some good use for the locality. It should be turned into some kind garden maybe without benches, a rock garden or just grow trees on it, not I stress enormous trees. The local authority needs to put its thinking cap on and make some GOOD decisions as to what use this piece of land could be used for. It's no good leaving it as it is, namely an EYESORE only to be rubbished again and again, It'll remain an EYESORE, a wonderful advert for the community. Please keep the questionnaires coming so that I can see this out to the bitter end, and embarrass this complacent local authorities attitude.

    Posted by Desmond Clarke at 12:33, Monday 13 May 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • This plot of land still hasn't been totally cleared. I still don't know how this plot could be brought into public use. The brick wall on the right (shown in previous photos) has still to be repaired but I don't know about the ownership of this property dividing wall. It really does need strong action from the local authority and they have to find the will to deal with it or it will just revert to a dumping ground and become overgrown again. I will send three more photos next time I receive your reminder questionnaire.

    Posted by Desmond Clarke at 13:12, Wednesday 12 June 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • It seems that whoever was carrying out this eyesore site clearance hasn't completed it. Who is responsible for ignoring this request? I would really like to know. It's the bramble growing season now so is it going to return to original dumping site again? I'll take more photos to press my point and add them to the next questionnaire. Many thanks.

    Posted by Desmond Clarke at 19:44, Wednesday 10 July 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • As you can see it's overgrown again plus items are being dumped illegally outside the gate leading into the eyesore site again. Something permanent has to be done with this site to bring it into public use but who will do this? I'll be reporting about this site until the end of my days. Who is responsible for this sorry state of affairs? I wish they'd stand up and be counted. I do hope that these updates I'm giving you are doing some good, but I don't see any improvement as yet. If this carries on it will eventually be colonised by vermin of all kinds hiding in the overgrowth.

    Posted by Desmond Clarke at 15:11, Saturday 10 August 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • There doesn't appear to be any change regarding this eyesore of a dumping site. There's just nothing happening regarding this ugly plot so it's obvious that the people that can do something about this site just can't be bothered or they don't have any interest regarding this issue. I bet if they had to live next door to this dumping ground then a solution would be found pretty damn quick. I would love to know exactly who is responsible for allowing this situation to continue. The amount of vermin living and multiplying in the overgrowth must be a danger to PUBLIC HEALTH. This site is STILL FAR TOO OPEN and fly tipping is so easy here. There's just not enough security (fencing etc) for this site. HELP!!

    Posted by Desmond Clarke at 20:06, Thursday 12 September 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still as over grown as ever, the vermin must be very grateful to our local authority for giving them such luxury. When standing in front of this eyesore facing it there's a brick wall on the right hand side that appears to be very sick indeed and is in dire need of some TLC. I don't know who is responsible for this property boundary wall, any ideas? I'll go on keeping a beady eye on this site to see if any improvement occurs, I don't hold out much hope.

    Posted by Desmond Clarke at 12:12, Wednesday 16 October 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

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