Blocked gully and drains
Reported via desktop in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 23:21, Wednesday 19 April 2023
Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS4464020.
See FMS4204163 February 2023 Lyttelton Road junction The Bishops Avenue 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. DO NOT "automatically" close this report until fixed.
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 14:33, Friday 21 April 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, Saturday 20 May 2023
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.