Back to all reports

Dangerous fence

Reported via Android anonymously at 13:57, Tue 2 February 2016

Sent to Waltham Forest Borough Council 3 minutes later

This fence has been damaged and dangerous for well over a year. A section is now strewn across the footpath. Another section is damaged with wires hanging into the footpath.

This fence serves no purpose and would be best removed completely. Illegal activity happens in the immediate vicinity (dealing drugs, underage drinking and smoking, fireworks demonstrations, antisocial behaviour, I have even seen people hiding from police) and it is likely that this would be reduced if the fence were removed.

RSS feed of updates to this problem Receive email when updates are left on this problem.

Updates

  • Added more photos.

    Posted anonymously at 13:59, Tue 2 February 2016

  • London Borough of Waltham Forest just emailed me asking whether the fence belongs to the council and I immediately confirmed that it does.

    Posted anonymously at 10:41, Wed 3 February 2016

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 03:25, Thu 3 March 2016

  • Nothing useful has happened. The council has asked for and I have provided my details so that their system will allow them to do something about this, but nothing useful has happened. They have also asked for information that I supplied initially, which I pointed them towards. 12 email have been exchanged in total, but so far it has been all talk and no action on this simple problem.

    Posted anonymously at 03:25, Thu 3 March 2016

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 01:16, Sun 3 April 2016

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 10:06, Wed 4 May 2016

  • Still no action. Despite having inspected the fence and noting the problems, there seems to be a reluctance to do anything about it, and instead they are asking me to jump through unrelated hoops.

    Perhaps they could address the obvious problem that they have seen with their own eyes?

    Posted anonymously at 10:06, Wed 4 May 2016

  • Still no action.

    Posted anonymously at 15:51, Wed 20 July 2016

Provide an update

Please note that updates are not sent to the council. Your information will only be used in accordance with our privacy policy

Next: Tell us about you

Your update

Tell us about you

Do you have a FixMyStreet password?