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Blocked surface water drains

Reported via mobile in the Road, Pavement and PROW Issues category anonymously at 14:34, Fri 8 October 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

The lake is back. There seems to be infinite money to buy flower boxes to block off roads, how about doing something vital and sorting out the surface water drains that have caused so much flooding in London this week?

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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: fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:36, Fri 8 October 2021

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:47, Wed 13 October 2021

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:18, Thu 28 October 2021

  • This is NOT fixed. It is no good just sending a contractor with a gulley sucker. This needs more attention. The drain from these gullies to the sewer is blocked. This has been reported now for months. Please stop prevaricating and get someone to actually look at it and take action.

    Posted by Dave Bell at 12:58, Sun 31 October 2021

  • Still BLOCKED!!!! How long is this going to take??

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 15:54, Fri 5 November 2021

  • Still BLOCKED!!!! How long is this going to take??

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 09:25, Sun 7 November 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • I would agree with the above comment. There is no point gulley sucking these severely blocked gullies? It's like papering over a crack. I have been reporting on them for the past 6 months and the commitment to find the cause of the blockage is disappointing. Bromley Council and Thames Water need to work TOGETHER to get to a resolve and not bounce the issue between each other. The bad (wet) weather is coming and the drains today (sans rain) are already over flowing and stagnating? They are also a danger/hazard to pedestrians as the road and area around (inc the pavement when it breaches the curb) it is starting to get very muddy and slippery - what it will be like in winter is anyone's guess!

    Posted anonymously at 12:19, Sat 13 November 2021

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

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:02, Fri 26 November 2021

  • You’ve been saying this for nearly a year now. Please actually do something to solve the issue!!

    Posted anonymously at 15:11, Sun 5 December 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still not fixed!!! Please don’t send a gully sucker, this needs to be looked at by an engineer and appropriate action then taken.

    Posted anonymously at 11:51, Thursday 6 January 2022

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