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Rubbish dumped outside electrical substation

Reported via mobile in the Street Cleansing category anonymously at 16:28, Fri 14 January 2022

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

Flammable material has been left at the entrance of an electrical substation alongside 2 wheel bins. This is hazardous as shown by warning signs in yellow on gate. Also attracts wildlife such as foxes to this area which is on the side of a property

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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 16:29, Fri 14 January 2022

  • We have investigated this report and found the location is not the responsibility of Bromley Council (such as private property or an unadopted road). We are unable to progress this report further and advise you contact the responsible party.

    State changed to: third party responsibility

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:46, Mon 17 January 2022

  • This has been reported before and the council did deal with it due to it being in front of an electrical sub station. It is not clear why this is now not deemed as the responsibility of the council

    Posted anonymously at 13:50, Mon 17 January 2022

  • Further checks have been done, this location is not part of the public highway and is not owned or maintained by Bromley Council but is private land.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:59, Mon 17 January 2022

  • Further waste has been added, including soiled nappies which has now increased wild life activity. Which is affecting the main road & subsequent properties I.e. Foxes excrement /increased numbers. The rubbish is being piled up against the electrical sub station door which increases issues around health and safety, specifically fire hazard. If it isn’t the councils responsibility can you please forward to appropriate 3rd party as this is becoming an environmental health issue due to the presence of human and animal excrement.

    Posted anonymously at 12:34, Mon 31 January 2022

  • As the issue concerns rubbish on an area which is not public highway or is regarding pest control this report has been passed to Environmental Health to investigate and is now closed on FixMyStreet. For information, enforcement action against rubbish will be taken depending on the nature of the accumulation. Bromley Council only have powers to enforce the removal of rubbish which contains material that could attract pests or pose a risk to public health.

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:59, Mon 31 January 2022

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