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Reported via desktop in the Flooding category anonymously at 12:20, Tue 3 May 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3498103.

There is burst sewage on north end of the Rotherhithe tunnel it really badly stinks it needs repairing and cleaning asap

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. This has now been investigated and we have referred it to our contractors. If this is confirmed as a safety issue it will be cleared and made safe within 24 hours, or sooner. Should you need anything else, or have any questions please contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234

    Please also be aware that, all Action Scheduled reports are automatically closed after 28 days. However, the fault will be fixed within this timescale, which may be sooner, or in a few cases take a little longer.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 12:50, Tue 3 May 2022

  • It has been like this for about 10 days, cyclists and motorcyclists are having to ride through human waste. It is disgusting

    Posted anonymously at 07:55, Sat 7 May 2022

  • This IS a safety issue, I have to cycle for a week through the stench of urine and faeces in central London 2022, There is a small river of urine going down the pavement and oozing through the walls and street on the north side why does it take you over 10 days to sort this out?

    Posted anonymously at 13:49, Sat 7 May 2022

  • Sewage is still leaking and progressively getting worse. As of today the issue still is unresolved.

    Posted anonymously at 09:47, Wed 11 May 2022

  • Reporting this again at 11:55 am 14/5/2022. This getting worse and needs urgent attention,

    Posted anonymously at 11:58, Sat 14 May 2022

  • This is still ongoing and still revolting. It is bad enough driving though it, I can't imagine how unpleasant for pedestrians and cyclists it must be (and it's not exactly the friendliest tunnel for them on the best of days!)

    Posted anonymously at 09:17, Mon 16 May 2022

  • I have spoken with Thames water and they have sent an engineer to the site. Their comments were “as this sewer is a private sewer and not adopted by thames water, it is the responsibility of Tfl” Please address this matter.

    Posted anonymously at 15:40, Tue 17 May 2022

  • I have referred this to our Area Team to get investigated/fixed. MF

    Posted by TfL at 15:59, Tue 17 May 2022

  • I cycled through today and still no resolution. Glad its getting nice and warm now so the whole tunnel stinks and all that sewage vapour is going in our lungs.

    PLEASE get someone to fix it and clean it up ASAP.

    Posted anonymously at 14:12, Fri 20 May 2022

  • This is only getting worse, cycled through an inch deep torrent of gushing excrement yesterday evening. Absolutely appalling. What is being Done?

    Posted anonymously at 14:20, Tue 24 May 2022

  • Sewage rising from drain remains a problem - cyclists and pedestrians passing through is a major safety issue.

    Posted anonymously at 10:09, Wed 25 May 2022

  • The sewage is still there and stinks to high heaven. Utterly foul

    Posted anonymously at 21:47, Thu 26 May 2022

  • Feel like I lose a year off my life when cycling to the gym. Not sure that's supposed to be the case. Clear up the sewage please! J4L

    Posted anonymously at 13:50, Fri 27 May 2022

  • The action scheduled for your report should now have been completed as detailed in your previous response. On some occasions it does take a little longer than scheduled. If you have any further queries on this, please either create a new report or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 05:32, Wed 1 June 2022

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