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Playground muddy

Reported via iOS in the Parks and Greenspace category anonymously at 13:56, Monday 15 March 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

Visited Chislehurst Rec playground yesterday with young grandsons. I know the drainage is being looked at but it needs to be speeded up yesterday. Some of the equipment was horrible to use yesterday. The toddler slide had a huge puddle at the end of the slide. The train was muddy. The area from the castle to the bark pit was horrendously muddy and the dip running alongside the path was a quagmire. The path itself to the gate at the Walden Road end was also under mud and water in places.

Other parents and grandparents were incredibly disappointed to see a playground vital for children’s wellbeing in such a state, especially as there are no alternatives nearby.

In December 2019 contractors churned up the playground building the new bark pit and it has never been reinstated despite numerous requests.

Please address urgently.Thanks

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:57, Monday 15 March 2021

  • We are continuing to investigate and working to resolve this report

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:07, Tuesday 16 March 2021

  • Our contractor has been notified to take the appropriate action.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:06, Tuesday 30 March 2021

  • We have investigated this report and have made contact with the report originator to outline further details. This report is now closed on FixMyStreet.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:43 today

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