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Burnt abandoned car by Jubilee park entrance blocking public pathway

Reported via mobile in the Street Cleansing category anonymously at 08:32, Mon 22 November 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

There is an abandoned burnt down vehicle blocking the public pathway by the entrance to the Jubilee park. This is s path used by many children to walk to/from school and it is quite dangerous with glass also scattered around on the ground. Please arrange to clear this up ASAP. Thank you.

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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 08:33, Mon 22 November 2021

  • The exact location is at the end of the Thornet wood road, before the entrance to the car parking at the Jubilee park.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 08:34, Mon 22 November 2021

  • It would be helpful if a sign could be put up advising vehicles not to attempt to access Thornet Wood car park due to the obstruction of the burnt out car. I have had many complaints from motorists who have driven up there and then had to reverse back as they cannot turn round. The tarmac beneath the burnt out vehicle has been badly damaged and will require resurfacing when the vehicle has been removed.

    Posted by Jennie Randall at 16:25, Mon 22 November 2021

  • Further to above, there really should be a sign at bottom of Thornet Wood Road or by the school advising that the road is blocked and to use another car park for Jubilee Country Park.

    Posted anonymously at 17:48, Mon 22 November 2021

  • Noticed burnt out car yesterday (Monday, 22nd Nov.). Ward Security and idVerde aware. Urgently needs clearing.

    Posted by John Bruce at 10:09, Tue 23 November 2021

  • Thank you for your reports and updates. Arrangements for the removal of the vehicle have been undertaken and this should be completed within the next 48 hours.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 17:18, Tue 23 November 2021

  • Further works are necessary to resolve the issue and have been scheduled for action.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 17:21, Tue 23 November 2021

  • Whilst the burnt-out car has now been removed, thank you, the state in which the surface of the tarmac has been left is truly appalling. There is broken glass, bits of metal and all sorts of other debris, most of which has become welded to the road surface due to the intensity of the heat. This is extremely dangerous for pedestrians, dogs, vehicles and bicycles, especially towards the evening when the light fades. No signage has been left to caution people as to the danger it poses which could result in injury or accident. I did state in my initial report that there was a problem with the road surface beneath but this aspect of my message has been ignored. It needs warning signage immediately and to be dealt with as soon as possible after that.

    Posted by Jennie Randall at 15:52, Thu 25 November 2021

  • See photos taken c.15:30 Thursday 25 November attached.....

    Posted anonymously at 16:11, Thu 25 November 2021

  • Bromley council, why is it taking so long to sort out this issue?! What are we paying our taxes for?? Friday morning mess on the road, health and safety hazard for the 6th day running!! Small children and cyclists safety is of no concern clearly....((

    Posted anonymously at 08:37, Fri 26 November 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: fixservices

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:43, Fri 26 November 2021

  • Thank you for the report and further updates. Our street cleansing provider attended earlier this morning to remove all the debris they could. As you note the surface is damaged and have alerted colleagues. Many thanks.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:48, Fri 26 November 2021

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:35, Wed 1 December 2021

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:16, Mon 6 December 2021

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