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Blocked drain causing flooding into property of 292 battersea park road sw11 3bt

Reported via desktop in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 09:56, Fri 29 January 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2508959.

This has been an ongoing issue since last year summer after some works were done. Currently now, there is a huge puddle on the road and pedestrians have been drenched in water because of this issue. This has also caused water to leak into the office and needs to be looked into ASAP.

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  • This was fixed in 2020 but actually the fix has made the problem worse for us. When it rains the water has nowhere to go and so pools in the road right outside our door as you can see from the picture above, as this is a bus lane, the minute the bus drives through we have water streaming into and under our front door. We need a drain in the road so that the water can escape and not come through our front door. It will also stop pedestrians being soaked as they walk past our door.

    Posted anonymously at 11:43, Fri 29 January 2021

  • Thank you for your report. This will now be investigated by our team and we will aim to update you on progress within 10 days. If the issue you have reported is an emergency we will aim to update you on progress within 24 hours

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by TfL at 09:50, Tue 2 February 2021

  • 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 4 February 2021

  • When it is not raining there is no problem, you need to come and see the damage being done to our property when it is raining and there is standing water in the road. Looking at it in the dry does not show you what happens. I have many videos and pictures but can't upload them.

    Posted anonymously at 14:46, Fri 5 February 2021

  • Further evidence of the water damage and buses driving through the puddle and splashing into the clinic and people on the street. We need a drain.

    Posted anonymously at 15:08, Fri 5 February 2021

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