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Careless use of herbicide by contractor

Reported via desktop in the Road, Pavement & PROW Issues category by Ian Jerome at 22:05, Wednesday 21 July 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

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It appears that herbicide is being sprayed on the pavement and kerb edges to control weeds (photo no 1) . There are several strips across the grass verge in Aldersmead Road where the grass is also dead (see remaining photos). It seems clear that the spray being used to deal with the edges was not turned off as the operator moves across the verges between kerbside and pavement edge. This shows a careless approach to using potentially dangerous chemicals. There are similar strips in near by Kings Hall Road.

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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 22:06, Wednesday 21 July 2021

  • Good day, we have referred this back to our contractor who will inspect and take the appropriate action to resolve. Regards DR

    Posted anonymously at 12:53, Thursday 22 July 2021

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:36, Thursday 22 July 2021

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 16:28, Thursday

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