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Lion Road needs a lower speed limit or speed reminder

Reported via mobile in the Dead animal category anonymously at 20:09, Tuesday 12 October 2021

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later. Report ref: 3058808.

My cat was sadly hit & killed by a car yesterday on Lion Road in Bexleyheath. Her body has been removed but I wasn’t sure how else to report this issue. Since we moved in a year ago we have been horrified at the speed cars come down this road, we have two small children and constantly worry that a speeding car will lose control. Could you please let me know how you decide to change speed limits or add deterrents, such as the speed checkers, to a road?

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  • This case is currently being investigated.

    Further updates will follow.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 07:39, Wednesday 13 October 2021

  • I live in Freta Road and am horrified at the speed of the cars and vans that use my road and Lion Road as cut-throughs. Now that the old Oak tree has been removed it gives the motorist more of a clear run to speed along Lion Road at breakneck speeds. Bex Council paid for some sort of restriction by the pub but quite frankly it has been a waste of money as this has not solved the problem. There is often a van/car parked dangerously on the bend down to Upton Road too!

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 19:46, Wednesday 13 October 2021

  • The case has been resolved.

    Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 13:51, Friday 15 October 2021

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