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Very large pothole outside St Olaves School

Reported via desktop in the Road Defect category anonymously at 13:00, Friday 24 March 2023 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4354145.

The pothole appeared a few weeks ago but it is now growing bigger every day. With the daily school traffic you can hear cars hitting it regularly. I’m worried it may cause drivers to serve to avoid it and present a risk to the children who access the school via these gates. Hope it can be fixed soon. The zig zag lines also need repainting as many drivers ignore this very important safety markings.

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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 13:01, Friday 24 March 2023

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:49, Friday 24 March 2023

  • This hole is still here and is much much deeper. You have to swerve to avoid it to prevent high risk of damage to wheel bearings or/and suspension.

    Posted anonymously at 16:45, Tuesday 18 April 2023

  • Thank you for your further comments regarding this issue. Bromley are aware of the significant volume of works raised and outstanding with our contractor and we are continuing to monitor and liaise with them over this outstanding schedule of works. Our Officers are not able to give precise timeframes to individual jobs at this moment but are continuing to undertake regular safety inspections and check any reported issues. We will continue to work with our contractor to ensure that all outstanding jobs are addressed as quickly as they are able.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 16:48, Tuesday 18 April 2023

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