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Non cutting of grass and privets

Reported in the Parks/Landscapes category anonymously at 01:45, Tue 16 June 2020

Sent to Lewisham Borough Council less than a minute later

The 'green chain walk' in Woodbank Road has not had the grass cut for nearly 3 months. even during lockdown a person with a strimmer or ride on mower could have kept this down. other areas too. green on the corner of Capstone Road and Lame Rock Road also the one in the road with no name between Moorside Road and Capstone Road - opposite the Good Shepard church [PW / Education Facility on your map} both side of the road are very over grown and there has been a tin 'unit' put on there for months. looks like a council thing. also overgrown privets making it impossible to walk on the pavement when cars are also, badly, parked. corner of Moorside Road and Whitefoot Terrace. Corner of Capstone Road and Durham Hill come to mind

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  • Your report has been sent to our partner, Phoenix HA for action. Update Submitted by Lewisham Council: Home/ Details/ 190c87b2-e4a1-418f-b1ba-9d82493b9393

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Lewisham Borough Council at 10:15, Tue 16 June 2020

  • Some small grass areas have been cleared but the Woodbank Road (Green Chain Walk) has had the edges cut down (strimmer) but no sign of the ride on mower for the last week.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 00:20, Tue 23 June 2020

  • Not sure why Lewisham Council has closed this - it has NOT been completed. the grass in Woodbank Road and Shaw/Undershaw Road, part of the green chain walk, has still NOT been cut - they started it but did NOT finish it

    Posted anonymously at 18:11, Sat 11 July 2020

  • Seems the guy with the strimmer can cut the edges and small areas but the ones with the ride on mowers can't be bothered.

    Posted anonymously at 13:44, Tue 14 July 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • The Green Chain Walk in Woodbank Road still hasn't been cut. The guy with strimmer came but no one else. What with this and having to limbo under overgrown Hedges the area is becoming a bombsite. No where near as good as when it was owned by LCC

    Posted anonymously at 15:22, Fri 17 July 2020

  • Details passed to Phoenix Community Homes who Maintain the grass areas in this area

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Lewisham Borough Council at 16:32, Wed 22 July 2020

  • It's now mid August 2020 and still not cut the grass. this was reported in June - 3 months ago and it had not been cut for for at least a month prior to that. will either need a machete or flame thrower soon (either would be handy for getting past over grown privet or hedges

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 19:32, Thu 20 August 2020

  • It's now September and this is STILL NOT DONE. this green has not been cut since March 2020. guess Lewisham Council are too lazy to do the work and only want to take the money.

    Posted anonymously at 01:11, Mon 14 September 2020

  • All Grass areas in the Woodbank Road Area are Managed by Phoenix Community Housing who are Responsible for Hedge and Grass cutting

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Lewisham Borough Council at 16:37, Wed 30 September 2020

  • Well it may now be 'internal referral but that just seems to mean, pass it along and ignore it. still not been cut in Woodbank Road or Shaw / Undershaw Road, it's now been 4 months, coming up to 5 months and they have done nothing. would take a couple hours for a guy with a strimmer to cut this or 30 minutes - 1 hour for the guy on the ride on

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 17:12, Wed 30 September 2020

  • This has still NOT been cut - 5 months since it was reported - guess their term 'passed for internal review' actually means ignore it and hope it goes away.

    Posted anonymously at 00:20, Wed 21 October 2020

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