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Slippery Pavements due to leaf fall

Reported via mobile in the Street cleaning and litter category anonymously at 13:44, Thu 26 October 2023

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later. Report ref: 5140486.

Hi there - The pavement from the top of New Road where the woods start all the way to the bottom are pretty much impassable and dangerous due to leaf fall. When wet they are very slippery. Ive been walking down New Road for over a year to get to Abbeywood St and have never seen the pavement being cleared. The more leaves that fall, the more crushed they get and the more slippery they get when it rains. As the tree's over hang they never get sunlight, dry up and blow away. Can you get someone to clear once a week or once every 2 weeks? Just sweep them into the gutter or chuck them in the woods. Thanks in advance.

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  • This case is currently being investigated.

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 13:52, Thu 26 October 2023

  • Worse this morning

    Posted by Danny Hill at 10:43, Mon 30 October 2023

  • So exactly a week since I reported this and no actions whatsoever. The situation is now much worse. The pavements need to be swept ASAP.

    Posted by Danny Hill at 08:32, Thu 2 November 2023

  • This case has been referred to the Council’s contractor to resolve the matter (estimated time between 10 and 15 working days).

    We will update the case once it has been completed.

    Thank you for reporting this matter.

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    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 10:49, Tue 7 November 2023

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