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Flooding problem

Reported via desktop in the Road, Pavement & PROW Issues category anonymously at 18:37, Wednesday 21 July 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

Hi, There are two rain drains outside my driveway at 66 Kynaston Road, BR5 4JZ. Unfortunately they are either blocked or unable to cope with the heavy rainfall we experienced on Tuesday 20th July. My driveway slopes down towards my property and what happened is the entire contents which was like a mini river ran down the side of my property and flooded my garden by 1.5 foot. I am a professional gardener and three of my sheds which hold my lawnmowers etc were flooded, both my two log cabins at the end of the garden were also flooded. Also my porch started to fill with water, it was only luck it stopped raining otherwise it would have flooded the house. I have lived at this property for three years, and have noticed before the water which comes down the drive when the drains cannot cope, but yesterday the weather pushed it over the limit. Can someone visit my property to investigate the drains, as there seems to be not enough drains in the road. Also another issue which does not help, is the guys who strim the verges end up blowing all the grass cuttings everywhere which must end up down the drains. I have never seen the drains cleaned since I have lived at the property. I will wait for your repsonse. John Curry

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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 18:38, Wednesday 21 July 2021

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:31, Friday 23 July 2021

  • Thank you for your continued patience in this matter.

    The Neighbourhood officer is aware that the order for this repair still remains outstanding within our contractor's planned schedule of work and Further arrangements are still currently being undertaken to provide traffic management and/or the necessary specialist equipment in order to undertake the works.

    MC 16-9-2021

    Posted by Bromley Council at 17:59, Thursday 16 September 2021

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 16:44, Wednesday 22 September 2021

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