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Tree and Lamppost knocked by van

Reported in the Road and Pavement Issues category by Jacob Dundee at 15:00, Monday 29 July 2019

Sent to Bromley Council 5 minutes later

At around 14:30 on 29th July, a tree and lamppost have been knocked over and are leaning into the front gardens of 56 and 58 Pickhurst rise, respective. Wires attached to lamppost are unsafe and both structures are unstable. Both require immediate attention to signpost the damage and ensure the structures do not collapse completely.

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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 15:05, Monday 29 July 2019

  • Regarding the above damage to the pavement, lamp post and tree, the most important thing is the fact that the lamp post has just been temporarily pushed upright by the men who attended to the tree, and therefore could be quite dangerous as it seems that it could be quite unstable. The pavement is in a dangerous condition. It has been like this for over 10 days.

    Posted by Gordon Roe at 22:21, Wednesday 7 August 2019

  • 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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:46, Thursday 5 September 2019

  • Can an update be made on when this will be repaired please. Unprotected multiple trip hazards and a general feeling of this being forgotten about. Thanks.

    Posted anonymously at 07:44, Friday 6 September 2019

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 17:00, Friday 6 September 2019

  • When will this be please? A helpful answer rather than a vague one would be appreciated. 👍

    Posted anonymously at 19:56, Thursday 12 September 2019

  • We have read all these reports and are still waiting 7 WEEKS later for this to be repaired. Its diabolical that this has not been touched by the council in all that time. It was the tree operatives who are contractors, not the council, who put barriers around it and these have been moved by the public beacuse it is too dangerous to walk in the road.

    Posted anonymously at 10:02, Friday 13 September 2019

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:01, Monday 23 September 2019

  • This is a complete joke. Does this look like it’s fixed?? Could someone from the council take control of this and get this FIXED once and for all. There is something clearly amiss with your process and the performance of your contractor when jobs like this are taking this long to deal with. Formal complaint being written.

    Posted anonymously at 08:02, Thursday 26 September 2019

  • Thank you for your message. This enquiry was closed in error following the tree root removal on Monday, as the highway repairs are still outstanding. Theses are due to be completed by 11th October - apologies for any confusion

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted anonymously at 16:45, Thursday 26 September 2019

  • Does the Council consider this safe: that a yellow barrier sits unlit in the road and could pose a danger to moving traffic; that there are no advance warning signs to vehicles advising of a narrowing of the road or pedestrians; that the barriers on the pavement are just left strewn and not doing the job that they are meant to be doing?

    Posted anonymously at 20:16, Thursday 26 September 2019

  • Thank you for your message, our contractor has been instructed to attend site to re-erect barriers and signs

    Posted anonymously at 09:19, Friday 27 September 2019

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