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Ground borne vibration increase as a result of gas mains work

Reported via desktop in the Roadworks category anonymously at 21:19, Tue 27 October 2020

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2360069.

Extended gas works, apparently carried out very professionally and over a long period, have resulted in a very substantial increase to ground borne vibration in the surrounding buildings, including our house. Some vibrations have always existed, but as soon as the traffic restrictions were removed, we have seen a huge spike in the tremors felt in our building. We would like this to be investigated and corrected. Resurfacing of the A205 here a few years ago left a smooth, quiet and vibration free surface, and it is apparent that the cause of the recent change is the gas mains works that were recently completed.

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  • Your report has been investigated by our team and this is not the responsibility of Transport for London. However, your local borough will be able to help you. Should you need anything else please contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: not TfL’s responsibility

    Posted by TfL at 08:16, Wed 28 October 2020

  • I'm sorry to insist, but this is incorrect.

    Waldram Park Road is a Red Route and the official South Circular (A205) and is therefore entirely the responsibility of TfL. I did write to Lewisham to confirm this, and they agree. TfL are responsible for the Red Routes and this includes surfacing, traffic, parking and the management of any utilities works.

    Could you please re-open this and investigate this more carefully, please?

    Posted anonymously at 12:04, Thu 29 October 2020

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