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Blocked gully and drains Lyttelton Road junction The Bishops Avenue

Reported via desktop in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 02:22, Sun 5 February 2023

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS4204163.

See https://www.google.com/ maps/ @51.5838632,-0.168079,3a,15y,190.04h,79.34t/ data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sMCeunjKpSDntj-3omAl6qA!2e0!7i16384!8i8192?hl=en In the above Google Map image of March 2018, the gully can just be seen. It was blocked then and is still blocked now. MAJOR PROBLEM. During rain, causes knee-deep flooding necessitating Police to control miles of traffic and Fire Brigade to pump out houses. Many car engines ruined. NOTE: YOU ARE HEREBY DULY INFORMED. IN FUTURE, YOU WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FURTHER HOUSE OR VEHICLE DAMAGE RESULTING FROM THIS BLOCKED GULLY AND DRAIN. YOU HAVE IGNORED THIS MAJOR PROBLEM FAR TOO LONG.

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. We appreciate this. This has now been investigated and we’ve reported this to our contractors. If the blocked drain is identified as a safety issue it will be made safe within four 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, we aim to fix the fault 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 10:45, Tue 14 February 2023

  • This is NOT "in progress." Reported TWENTY THREE DAYS AGO. Yet NOTHING HAS HAPPENED. DO NOT "automatically" close this report until fixed.

    Posted anonymously at 08:28, Wed 1 March 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 15 March 2023

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