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Hugely over grown front garden

Reported via mobile in the Obstructions on pavements and roads category anonymously at 08:14, Thursday 17 June 2021

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later. Report ref: 2797579.

Hi, The front garden of what appears to be a derelict house is so overgrown it is not possible to safely use the pavement, forcing pedestrians with children, or those with prams / in wheelchairs / assisting other walkers into the road. The property number is 161 Church Road, and also has all the fences blown in on the back yard, which is also severly overgrown. I see this has been reported multiple times in the past year, but I steadily getting worse. Some of the overgrowth is holly, which scratched my step daughter terribly when she was visiting. It's very dangerous for children and vulnerable people.

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 17:01, Thursday 17 June 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 08:45, Thursday 15 July 2021

  • This case has been referred to the Council’s contractor and will be completed within the Council’s contractual service level arrangements.

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    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 13:00, Friday 6 August 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 09:58, Thursday 12 August 2021

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