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A Standing water problem has been found - rainwater

Reported via desktop in the Standing water category anonymously at 14:40, Thursday 8 September 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3812271.

A member of public has reported today 8th September : The grating at the southern entrance to subway 5 of the Gyratory System is completely silted up causing rainwater to flow through the subway and pooling at the northern end. The grating at the northern end is also silted up and the one small drain that is left is easily blocked

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. Your report has been investigated and we have now referred this to our contractors. If this is confirmed as a safety issue it will be made safe within two hours. If it isn't a safety issue, we will aim to resolve it within 28 days. Should you need anything else or have any questions, you may wish to 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

    Posted by TfL at 11:21, Tuesday 13 September 2022

  • Over a month has passed since I reported that the gratings at either end of Subway 5 are completely silted up. We've been lucky that there hasn't been a downpour in that time

    Posted anonymously at 10:15, Tuesday 11 October 2022

  • I did warn you that this would happen as soon as we had some rain. When will these gratings be cleared

    Posted anonymously at 15:08, Thursday 20 October 2022

  • Thank you for your report. This will now be investigated by our team, where possible and appropriate action will be taken. We will aim to update you in progress within 10 days

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by TfL at 12:14, Wednesday 23 November 2022

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