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Grass cutting and weeding

Reported via desktop in the Weeds category anonymously at 16:48, Wednesday 22 May 2024

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 6008007.

The grass in Beaconsfield Road was roughly mowed today the cuttings have been half blown into the road to be washed along by the rain and cover the drains the other Half left on the pavement to become slippery enough to fall over no areas of weeds have been treated in the road gutters for months and have been left to grow out of control no weeds have been cleared from the bases of trees and road signs these also now grow out of control we have a huge area of grass and woodlands called foxes field at the back of Beaconsfield Road plenty of room for flys bees wasps butterflies birds to fly around and multiply so I do not understand why Tory councillors in charge of Bromley council think it is ok to allow the Mottingham area to become untidy and unmanaged in this way, having travelled though Bexley and Greenwich they don’t seem to have the same problem their grass areas are all cut and neatly mowed. With and election looming I’m sure voters will know who best to vote for and it won’t be the Conservative Party

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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 16:49, Wednesday 22 May 2024

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Arisings produced in the cutting of grass verges across the borough are left in situ on the verges. Grass cuttings act as a natural fertiliser and leaving them in situ also helps Bromley provide a value for money service. Grass cuttings that are across the pavement should be blown back onto the verge, however where any cuttings are particularly significant in volume a one-off removal may be undertaken. A team will be re-attending to blow the arisings back onto the verge.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:12, Thursday 23 May 2024

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:17, Thursday 23 May 2024

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

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:05, Friday 31 May 2024

  • This is Beaconsfield Road today on week after grass was cut obviously still over grown and needing weeds to the cut if Bromley Council are paying someone to cut this grass they are not doing the job properly and they are not providing value for money the problem has NOT been fixed

    Posted anonymously at 15:15, Monday 3 June 2024

  • We ask that new and separate occurrences of issues are logged as new reports to avoid conflicting information or updates and ensure the information is passed promptly to our teams and contractors. Please log the issue via https://fix.bromley.gov.uk as a new report using the map marker and description to detail where the issue is located. Please note that if the location you wish to mark is already occupied by a pin, you can hide the map pins via the button in the bottom left or you can click a nearby free section of the map to drop your green reporting pin so that all other yellow pins indicating existing reports disappear, you can then click and drag your green pin to the correct location and continue submitting your report

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:59, Tuesday 4 June 2024

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