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Deep unavoidable pothole

Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 06:47, Sat 24 December 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS4056344.

Two lanes at the traffic lights. On side by the pavement and the co op. Lane heading south away from Bromley. The Pot hole is rounded and about 2 foot in diameter. it's deep at about 8 inches but difficult to tell because it's full of water. The Mini bus dropped significantly into it. Larger vehicles can not avoid it. Unable to take a photo. Red route and can not stop.

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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 06:52, Sat 24 December 2022

  • Over calculation with the depth of the pot hole due to filthy water. It apears to be around 5 inches. However, this is now a burst main. There is water seeping out from the stop line, the pot hole and other places around it.

    Posted anonymously at 09:14, Fri 30 December 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, Sunday 22 January 2023

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