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Large, increasing indentation in the northbound carriageway at junction of Academy Road & Woolwich Common.

Reported via desktop in the Pothole (minor) category anonymously at 14:41, Sunday 11 July 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2856465.

There has been a large and increasing depression (2m x 3m x20cm) for about 2 weeks in the northbound carriageway of the South Circular Road (Academy Road / junction with Woolwich Common). It is significant enough already to cause problems for cyclists / motorcyclists and can only be a matter of time before the carriageway collapses completely possibly with catastrophic consequences.

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  • Water now seen in this section of road

    Posted anonymously at 07:20, Monday 19 July 2021

  • As said above this is becoming water-filled so it's depth is invisible to vehicles . Cars are bouncing down hard into it ,it will cause a motorbike to unseat it's rider . It has been "Blue paint " marked ,the need to repair it is becoming more urgent. .

    Posted anonymously at 14:57, Wednesday 28 July 2021

  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. Our team had investigated this for you and found that this is not owned by Transport for London. This means that we are unable to resolve the issue. However, you will be pleased to know that we have contacted the owner to ask them to make the repairs. Should you need anything else, or have any questions please contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: not TfL’s responsibility

    Posted by TfL at 16:19, Wednesday 4 August 2021

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