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Totally blocked with gunk

Reported via iOS in the Blocked drain category by D Burges at 11:25, Thu 16 January 2020

Sent to TfL 5 minutes later. TfL ref: FMS1941930.

Another gulley totally full of mud which causes the road to flood every time it rains

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  • Your report has been investigated and we were not able to find any defects or issues at this location. This could be because the issue has already been resolved. However if the issue remains, please can you either resubmit your report with some more information and a photo or you can contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234 or by using this web form https://tfl.gov.uk/ help-and-contact/ contact-us-about-streets-and-other-road-issues

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by TfL at 15:51, Thu 16 January 2020

  • Well this is patent nonsense. If you look INTO the drain cover you can see that the drain itself is completely blocked with thick black sludge. As are many of the other drains along the road. And EVERY TIME IT RAINS THESE ROADS AND PAVEMENTS NOW FLOOD.

    Whoever did this inspection completely failed to do their job properly or consider the drainage system as a whole.

    Come back and fix it.

    Posted by D Burges at 09:40, Fri 17 January 2020

  • The gulley in question was cleared of the detritus caught within the frame of the gulley.

    Posted by TfL at 10:57, Fri 17 January 2020

  • Our routine inspections had already picked up this issue and it has been resolved. Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. Should you need anything else or have any questions please contact customer services on 0343 222 1234

    Posted by TfL at 16:43, Sat 15 February 2020

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