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Man selling fruit/veg o/s 188c Halfway St (Old William Hill Shop)

Reported via desktop in the Obstructions on pavements and roads category anonymously at 16:14, Tuesday 20 April 2021

Sent to London Borough of Bexley 35 minutes later. Report ref: 2682054.

Caller is concerned about man who is selling fruit n veg from pallets o/s 188c Halfway St, Sidcup (Old William Hill Shop)…this is causing an obstruction on f/way....callers son has tripped over because of this.

He says that at night the man is leaving the pallets stacked up on the highway overnight and, he feels that he is not genuine and possibly does not have a licence to do this.

He said that last week he was set up further down the road, but is now o/s the co-op in halfway street trying to get trade...

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  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by London Borough of Bexley at 16:58, Tuesday 20 April 2021

  • It is not just the fruit and veg selling that we have been informed about but unfortunately he leaves his fan once he is emptied it down or side streets creating quite a blockage

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 16:58, Tuesday 20 April 2021

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 07:14, Wednesday 21 April 2021

  • The local residents assume your doing nothing about this issue

    Posted by Joyce Colman at 15:29, Monday 14 June 2021

  • This guy is doing a great job offering a good service., selling fresh produce. He is licensed to sell issued by the Council.

    He also contributes to a local food bank.

    For those who have any concerns at least speak to the man before making unsubstantiated complaints.

    By the way, Bexley Council have approved the William Hill shop becoming a takeaway pizza outlet. I suspect after a while you’ll be wish the fruit and veg man was there!

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Nick Baker at 14:00, Friday 9 July 2021

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