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Lots of rubbish and leaves across pavements and in gutters

Reported via desktop in the Street Cleansing and Litter category anonymously at 12:17, Thu 10 November 2022

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

Lennard road has once again missed its street cleaning . The pavements and gutters need sweeping and clearing of rubbish , litter and leaves . Pavements covered in leaves are a slip hazard.

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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 12:17, Thu 10 November 2022

  • Lots of rubbish on the pavement on Lennard Road all t he way up to Parish Lane. Also lots of leaves in the gutters which people have swept out from their front gardens,

    Posted anonymously at 12:07, Thu 17 November 2022

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:59, Fri 18 November 2022

  • Two opertaives ,with leaf blowers, cleared most of the pavement area in a short section of this road, followed by a mechanical sweeper . However , as always reported, this road is heavily parked without sufficient space for the sweeper to pull into sections of the kerb. Therefore , piles of leaves and rubbish remainin in the gutters. Manual sweeping with a broom was needed to clear this .

    Posted anonymously at 18:57, Sat 19 November 2022

  • This road has been inspected by Bromley and its condition noted and passed to our street cleansing contractor. Leaf fall is a borough wide issue and whilst we cannot respond to each ad-hoc request as they get reported, we have instructed our contractor to arrange for this road to be caught up as soon as is practical. Leafing attendance focusses on clearing the footways initially and verges and carriageways may be cleared on subsequent attendance or as part of routine schedules.

    From October to January, our autumn leaf clearance programme provides additional crews and equipment to clear leaves from streets that are known to have the highest proportion of leaves and therefore a priority.

    Whilst our routine cleansing frequencies can be disrupted by the leafing season, please be assured that our contractors are working hard to ensure that any backlogs are recovered at the earliest possible opportunity.

    To assist us at this time we would ask residents not to sweep leaves from their property into the road and remember that leaves can be disposed of by home composting, through the Council's Green Garden Waste scheme or taken to our refuse and recycling centres. More information is available at http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ wastenews

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:49, Tue 22 November 2022

  • Update: 28.11.22 Area swept and cleared of leaves.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:40, Mon 28 November 2022

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