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Pot hole and drain sinking on road

Reported via mobile in the Road Defect category anonymously at 06:36, Thursday 9 May 2024 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5949146.

This is in addition to another pothole reported nearby (a homeowner highlighting an issue about their driveway).

The road outside 11 Clifford Avenue has deteriorated badly in recent months. There is significant pothole undulation stretching halfway across the road, and the drains / in-road manhole covers are now protruding and will start to be damaged soon, if not already.

Most worryingly is this is a significant trip hazard for the children who attend Babington House, whose main entrance is directly opposite this hazard.

I have seen two children trip on this during this week alone, and it will only be a matter of time until this causes a significant and tragic accident.

Please repair it urgently.

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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 06:37, Thursday 9 May 2024

  • Bromley Council are aware of this issue as it has either been brought to our attention already or we have existing job(s) within our schedule of works to address it. We will look to investigate and resolve the issue within our service standards: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices Thank you once again for using ‘FixMyStreet’ to report this issue. If this problem persists, please provide further comments to the report.

    State changed to: Duplicate

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:10, Thursday 9 May 2024

  • You have noted this report as closed due to being a duplicate. There is no duplicate report on your website. Please confirm action will be taken urgently given the risk it poses to child safety.

    Posted anonymously at 14:35, Thursday 9 May 2024

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

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:31, Thursday 9 May 2024

  • Thank you for your report 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 08:59, Wednesday 5 June 2024

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