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Misdirecting Road Closure Sign

Reported via desktop in the Street Lighting and Road Signs category anonymously at 14:41, Fri 13 August 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

On the approach road to Downe village there are continually road closure signs without any idea where the closure is. This effects visitors to the golf club,Xmas tree farm,Downe House to name just a few affected business's On Wednesday 11th there was a road closure sign with the diversion directing traffic down West hill / Milking Lane which is a dead end access to west kent golf club and emergency access for biggin hill airport. The narrow lane was jammed with confused,stressed and very angry motorists.

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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 17:34, Tue 17 August 2021

  • 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 09:34, Wed 18 August 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry.

    This has been escalated to Openreach to check their diversion and add additional signage to avoid confusion.

    The Council inspected the closure on 19/08/2021 and no motorists were being diverted down West Hill and nor was this diversion agreed with The Council.

    Luxted Road and Single Street will continue to be closed until the end of the week between the hours of 09:00-16:00 daily.

    Openreach permit ref - KN-ORPBH8009-8086-1

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:59, Thu 19 August 2021

  • We have investigated this report and found it to be the responsibility of British Telecom. We have therefore referred the enquiry to British Telecom. Future issues with BT infrastructure can be reported direct to BT via: https://www.openreach.com/ help-and-support/ when-to-get-in-touch-with-openreach

    State changed to: third party responsibility

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:02, Thu 19 August 2021

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