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Flooding from storm drains causing high water in garden and home

Reported in the Road and Pavement Issues category anonymously at 15:49, Friday 21 June 2019

Sent to Bromley Council 1 minute later

I've recently bought my house in Langley Way, BR4 0DJ. There was flooding from the pavement storm drain in the past (disclosed by seller) into the house. I thought that had been fixed. However the works on my house has found wet and dry rot on the floorboards. When all the floorboards were removed yesterday, it was found that there was water ingress to the ground under the house. This appears to come from the drains/water source from the pavement level. My front garden is also sunken in comparison to my neighbours. Please could an inspector come to view the drain/my property to investigate.

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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 16:22, Sunday 23 June 2019

  • Bromley Council has assessed Surface Water at this location and do not believe further drainage works are necessary at this time.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:53, Thursday 12 September 2019

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