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Urgent potential health hazard

Reported via iOS in the Blocked Drain category by Alison Stammers at 13:46, Saturday 25 February 2023

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4262918.

In addition to sewerage seeping from two manholes on the grass on Chislehurst Rec we now have what smells and looks like sewage coming out of drain into the open ditch in Chislehurst Rec.

It stinks and presents a health hazard to children playing in the rec eg retrieval of footballs, and animals, particularly dogs, who go down into the ditch.

Rang your out of hours line but told they cannot deal with hazardous waste and to call on Monday!!

To protect the public the Friends of Chislehurst Rec (FOCRG) have put up a warning notice.

Please investigate this urgently and barrier off the whole of this area - the ditch and manholes. The tape for the sewage seep reported earlier this week is completely inadequate.

Please report back to me with an update urgently. Thanks Cllr Alison Stammers

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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: fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:47, Saturday 25 February 2023

  • Updated by Bromley Council at 09:36, Monday 27 February 2023

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 14:20, Saturday 25 March 2023

  • The reported issue is one that comes under the responsibility of our Property Maintenance Team who look after the wider Bromley Estate. The report has been referred onto the Property Maintenance Team for consideration and inclusion in their ongoing Maintenance Works Schedule. Any required works will be subject to the priorities across the Bromley Estate and while we are unable to provide a timeframe it will remain on our list of requested tasks to be monitored until completion. This report is now closed on FixMyStreet.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:42, Wednesday 10 May 2023

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