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Dangerous deep ponding due to blocked drain

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 21:12, Wednesday 10 April 2019

Sent to Lambeth Borough Council 3 minutes later

Dangerous deep ponding due to blocked drain on Sainsbury Road (near junction Bristow Road).

Pedestrians and children at risk of get soaked, and drivers at risk of hitting submerged debris.

This storm drain is at the bottom of hill, in a natural basin.

Drain to be inspected and cleared urgently. Water remains ponding for days after rainfall due to large size of ponding that overlaps the footway.

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  • Almost a month later... drain still blocked, and ponding as deep as top of curb / footway.

    Posted anonymously at 21:57, Saturday 4 May 2019

  • Why is this still not fixed?

    Posted anonymously at 09:55, Thursday 9 May 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Dangerous deep ponding, that has totally separated Sainsbury Road, covering the footway and carriageway. Community cannot always safely walk to GipsyHill railway station or access to the Berridge Road estate. Some vehicles can cause very wide and high water waves that can soak a child or babies in prams if trying to pass.

    Posted anonymously at 14:09, Monday 10 June 2019

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