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Verges and pavements have not been cleared of leaves from Autumn

Reported in the Street Cleansing category anonymously at 23:05, Thursday 9 January 2020

Sent to Bromley Council 5 minutes later

Verges and pavements on Copers Cope Road down from junction with Southend Road have had no appropriate leaf clearance last Autumn. Many of the verges are completely covered in sodden masses of leaves which have been left there for months. Some verges eg the one outside property 1d are muddy swamps the verge having been completely ruined. I saw the contractor using a leaf blower on one occasion in the Autumn but the leaves were just blown to a new position against the wall where they have remained. Surely the contractor should be removing the leaves not just relocating them. Urgent action please to undertake the long overdue job of leaf clearance or all the verges will be irrecoverable.

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 23:10, Thursday 9 January 2020

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:39, Friday 17 January 2020

  • I have just walked along the pavements and past the verges referred to in my original report and no action has been taken as you state. The same piles of leaves are still there.

    Posted anonymously at 16:56, Friday 17 January 2020

  • Contractor has been notified to return and complete the job

    Posted anonymously at 08:43, Friday 24 January 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 17:16, Friday 7 February 2020

  • Your update of 24 January stated that the contractor been asked to complete the work . This has not happened and the verges are now in a even more sorry and unkempt state as today‚Äôs photos show. Urgent action is needed if the verges are ever to recover . T

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 16:42, Wednesday 11 March 2020

  • This report has been reviewed by a Neighbourhood Officer and where it still proves necessary the grass verges will be reseeded during this spring season and the Street Cleansing contractor will be closely monitored to prevent repeat leafing issues during Autumn 2020.

    However due to the current pandemic crisis and in line with government advice to protect the population at large, LBB will be unable to action this report within its usual timeframes. Non-emergency reports (such as this) are being recorded and actioned as soon as these circumstances permits.

    Posted anonymously at 17:49, Wednesday 25 March 2020

  • Thank you for using FixMyStreet to report your concerns to Bromley.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 17:56, Wednesday 25 March 2020

  • We are continuing to investigate and working to resolve this report

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 17:59, Wednesday 25 March 2020

  • Our contractor has been notified to take the appropriate action.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:30, Thursday 26 March 2020

  • We are continuing to investigate and working to resolve this report

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:13, Thursday 26 March 2020

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