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Enourmous pot hole with a 6 inch trench has now formed

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 11:38, Tue 20 December 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS4046502.

Opposite The Brewers Inn, 147 East Hill, London SW18 2QB as you head up East Hill. Previous poor repair. Tarmac has scooped out of previous poor repair around a manhole cover in the centre of the road and has now left a 6 inch deep trench. Users have to avoid the hazard as it isvery dangerous. A complete repair should be attempted after survey

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. We have investigated this, and it has now been referred to our contractors. If the defect is confirmed as a safety issue, it will be made safe within 24 hours. A permanent repair, if needed will be carried out during our next programmed works for the area, or sooner if we can. 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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 12:45, Tue 20 December 2022

  • The pothole is getting bigger. It is big enough to break a car wheel or suspension, it is certainly big enough to unseat a cyclist or a motorcyclist. It is on a major and very busy junction. I have now nearly had an accident once or twice as I try to avoid it.

    Posted anonymously at 16:09, Thu 5 January 2023

  • 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 18 January 2023

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location.