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Overgrown greenery

Reported via desktop in the Private property category by Ray Arnold at 19:06, Tuesday 13 July 2021

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later. Report ref: 2862592.

The Dyke on the North side of Fendyke Rd has not been cleared for over 2years since it was handed back to Bexley Borough after Balfour Beatty used the land to renew the railway embankment and track. This land has also become a dumping ground for rubbish. This the third time I have reported this issue and nothing has yet to be done, although the Dyke on the south side has recently been cleared.

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 19:06, Tuesday 13 July 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 21:24, Tuesday 10 August 2021

  • There is a dispute between Bexley council and Railtrack on who should clear this problem. The land was handed back to Bexley after rebuilding the tracks in conjunction with the Crossrail works , but Bexley say that it was not handed back in a decent state. In the meantime the problem just gets worse. The local Councillor has been informed.

    Posted by Ray Arnold at 09:09, Wednesday 8 September 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • The council are still insisting that the area was handed back in an overgrown state by Balfour Beatty on behalf of Network Rail, who of course claim it was in a tidy condition. It is my contention that Bexley Council are trying to get this cleared by Balfour Beatty to save funds. In the the meantime, 3 years growth has turned this area into not only a jungle but also a risk to local flooding.

    Posted by Ray Arnold at 10:19, Wednesday 6 October 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

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