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Pedestrian only restriction maliciously knocked down

Reported via mobile in the Road, Pavement and PROW Issues category anonymously at 20:05, Mon 20 September 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

A couple of months ago a new section of fence was added here to prevent anything other than pedestrians using this footpath, which becomes incredibly churned up and muddy in the winter otherwise. Somebody appears to have objected, as it is now lying, smashed to the ground.

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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 20:06, Mon 20 September 2021

  • Many thanks for bringing this to our attention and I am aware of the damage. The repairs will be left because I have two new kissing gates being installed to try and stop cyclist using this public footpath. One will be installed at the Westerham Road end and the other at the Shire Lane end. This work will be carried out as soon as possible but no time scale can be given. Many thanks and kind regards, JPR - 27/09/2021

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:07, Mon 27 September 2021

  • We have investigated this report and have made contact with the report originator to outline further details. This report is now closed on FixMyStreet.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:09, Mon 27 September 2021

  • Although cyclists shouldn’t use the bridal path they clearly do. The lack of post almost led to the serious injury/death of a cyclist last week. Having alighted from a 320 at c7pm heading towards the footpath a cyclist came hurtling down straight into the road. By Inches he missed a car. The lack of post is clearly causing a dangerous situation. Hopefully no one will be killed before a new post is installed.

    Posted anonymously at 19:52, Fri 26 November 2021

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