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We rarely see street sweepers in St Margaret’s Square, Adelaide Avenue. There are leaves in the wet road and pavements that are extremely slippery underfoot. We would be grateful if the road sweeper seen working regularly on Adelaide Avenue could clear this area if leaves.

Reported in the Street Cleaning category by Deborah James at 11:28, Sun 17 November 2019

Sent to Lewisham Borough Council 36 minutes later

Very slippery pavements due to leaf fall and wet weather- this area is rarely if never swept by street cleaners/ with the exception of late summer following the pruning of hedges.

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  • Posted by Lewisham Borough Council at 13:20, Mon 18 November 2019

  • The road and pavements in St Margaret’s Square, Adelaide Avenue SE4 1YR are now even more muddy and slippery with rotting leaves, particularly after the recent heavy rains. Please could the road sweepers clear the area before a resident slips resulting in personal injury.

    Posted by Deborah James at 12:49, Sun 15 December 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Following my recent complaint, this issue has not been fixed. Pathways around St Margaret’s Square, on Adelaide Avenue are still covered in slippery mud and leaves. I have attempted to sweep a pathway to where cars are parked but the area continues to be slippery. It is a serious concern as there are several residents living around around the square who are over the age of 70 years who could slip and cause serious physical injury. Thankyou.

    Posted by Deborah James at 13:19, Sunday 12 January 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Street still not yet swept!

    Posted by Deborah James at 17:26, Sunday 9 February 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Following several reports, no action has yet been taken by the Adelaide Avenue roadsweepers, please give instructions.

    Posted by Deborah James at 17:40, Sunday 8 March 2020
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