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Eroding Road /pot holes

Reported via desktop in the Road Defect category anonymously at 12:26, Monday 11 March 2024

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5695755.

Road edge eroded with deep holes from North End Farm lane towards Biggin Hill continuing to Sevenoaks lodge, including around drains and mid section past the small area of recent repair at North End Farm area - dangerous. This once very quiet country lane is now a mini motorway used as a short cut rat run and needs traffic calming measures to preserve the road and safety of public. Footpaths from fiends exit directly onto this road through hedges on blind bends.

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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 12:27, Monday 11 March 2024

  • In need of attention please

    Posted anonymously at 19:54, Tuesday 12 March 2024

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:07, Wednesday 13 March 2024

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:00, Thursday 14 March 2024

  • Still not resolved and getting worse by the day. The iron works are now exposed in places with sharp edges. The road surface is degrading on one side and the holes are getting deeper on the other. Further up the road yet another drain cover has dropped into the hole. Close the road for a day and get it repaired!

    Posted anonymously at 09:49, Monday 8 April 2024

  • Last update 14 March 2024

    Posted anonymously at 10:55, Monday 8 April 2024

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 12:34, Monday 8 April 2024

  • Situation isn't fixed. For some reason this narrow road has become very popular, and people drive excessively fast in an unforgiving way. There's no visible speed limit signs and articulated lorries use it. Swerving pot holes and road damage means a potential collision. The whole road surface needs pulling up and relaying properly with kerbs, either made wider or have traffic calming installed, not just a swear of tarmac.

    Posted anonymously at 13:08, Monday 8 April 2024

  • Have you given up on this dangerous road? Do your inspectors not bother any more? Huge holes in gulley after North End Lane Biggin Hill bound. Reported here constantly over the last year. What on earth is there still to investigate? (Aside from all the other dangerous holes in Shire Lane which you continue to ignore.) I was promised a partial closure of the road last year for PROPER remedial work. Still waiting, it seems! Why??? Do you have any awareness of YOUR Health & Safety and Public Liability responsibilities, or do you just not care? Do we need a cycling fatality before you get off your backsides and act?

    Posted by TfL at 12:05, Thursday 18 April 2024

  • What have TfL got to do with it? That would be the kiss of death!

    Posted by TfL at 12:09, Thursday 18 April 2024

  • Additionally the kerb on the opposite side of the road towards Sevenoaks Lodge has gone completely, leaving a sharp road edge and a dramatic drop 6- 8 inches that continues for many metres. A driver moving aside for one of the (many) lorries coming the opposite direction would spell the end to anyones wheels, axel or bodywork, you can't see it at all in the dark. I pray nothing is coming the other way when approaching it and hate to think what would happen to a cyclist. This is a very popular road and should be looked at.

    Posted anonymously at 13:20, Thursday 18 April 2024

  • First reported 38 days ago

    Posted anonymously at 20:30, Thursday 18 April 2024

  • The appropriate works have been assigned to the contractor who will commence works asap.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:12, Friday 26 April 2024

  • ASAP NOT GOOD ENOUGH. Been dangerous for many months. Will a fix occur this week, this month or this year!!

    Posted by TfL at 12:08, Friday 26 April 2024

  • Reported 46 days ago

    Posted anonymously at 16:30, Friday 26 April 2024

  • The exposed ironworks / drain edges and adjacent potholes are hazardous to road users and cause damage. This was first reported on 11 March 2024 and despite many subsequent reports, remains unfixed. Bromley council is obligated to fix large potholes when made aware. This was first done on 11 March, which is 10 weeks ago. This is a narrow road and when 2 cars pass at this point, the westbound car is forced on to the exposed drain.

    Posted anonymously at 12:49, Monday 20 May 2024

  • Reported early LAST YEAR actually. Still outstanding. Do we need the death of a cyclist for you to get your a***s in gear? What happened to my promised road closure for a proper fix? Just more lies?

    Posted anonymously at 13:10, Monday 20 May 2024

  • First reported seventy days ago. What precisely is holding up the completion of this work please? Many thanks.

    Posted anonymously at 13:54, Monday 20 May 2024

  • The order for this repair has been raised with the Council’s contractor and remains outstanding within their planned schedule of works.

    Please continue to bear with us. We anticipate an early resolution to this report from this point in time.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:38, Tuesday 11 June 2024

  • First reported 92 days ago

    Posted anonymously at 17:40, Tuesday 11 June 2024

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 07:34, Thursday 20 June 2024

  • Not at 4pm yesterday it hasn't. The wait goes on.

    Posted anonymously at 09:00, Thursday 20 June 2024

  • Do we have any predictions as to when it will be actually fixed?

    Posted anonymously at 09:10, Thursday 20 June 2024

  • 101 days since first reported. Number 1767 on my FMS spreadsheet. Why is this one taking so long please? thanks.

    Posted anonymously at 09:47, Thursday 20 June 2024

  • Yes, some of the potholes have been filled overnight on 19th June but this can only be called a partial repair at best. Seriously, Bromley Council, get the job done properly!

    Posted anonymously at 10:24, Thursday 20 June 2024

  • Temporary fix I assume? Ongoing since 11th March 2024. When will a more lasting repair be made? Escalated to Local Councillors.

    Posted anonymously at 12:47, Thursday 20 June 2024

  • Parts have fixed to some extent but some areas marked with white paint have been left eg. hole next to drain middle of road. Road edges are still in disrepair. Can't comment on sharp ditch opposite side of road going towards Orpington, maybe someone else can report on that.

    Posted anonymously at 17:22, Thursday 20 June 2024

  • Now 102 days since first reported

    Posted anonymously at 12:36, Friday 21 June 2024

  • The repairs to which the original report refers to are now complete. The outstanding repairs in Shire Lane fall outside of the recent road closure and arrangements are being made for these to be completed. This report is now closed and will no longer be updated. Thank you.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:05, Tuesday 25 June 2024

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

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:08, Tuesday 25 June 2024

  • What an absolute load of old rubbish. Read the initial report. The repair has been partially made at best. Whilst the road was closed the rest could also have been done. What about the damage directly adjacent to the drain that’s been filled? The crew must have been standing in the hole when they mended the drain! It’s no wonder people get frustrated by the actions of the council. It’s pointless having this service if you don’t follow it up appropriately. Sad state of affairs.

    Posted anonymously at 16:22, Tuesday 25 June 2024

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

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:16, Friday 5 July 2024

  • Re: recent remedies. first couple of inches of road side have had tarmac in places, but not all the erosion, it's still rough. Man holes near Sevenoaks Lodge still sunken and need avoiding when passing - dangerous still. Man hole in middle of road still marked with white paint remains unfixed. Mini ditch opposite side of road towards Green StGreen unfixed.

    Posted anonymously at 21:39, Tuesday

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