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My house is getting flooded

Reported via mobile in the Road and Pavement Issues category anonymously at 18:19, Monday 17 May 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

Drains blocked Elmstead lane/ Walden ave

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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 18:20, Monday 17 May 2021

  • I live in the corner of Elmstead Lane and Walden Avenue. Since the elevated section was put in we always get flooded when there is a torrential downpour. There are 2 drains, one either side of the junction and they can’t cope with the amount of rain water. Today the rainwater was coming in waves into my driveway, rising up to the air bricks.

    Posted anonymously at 20:32, Monday 17 May 2021

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 16:34, Wednesday 19 May 2021

  • For information, the order for this repair remains outstanding within our contractor's planned schedule of work. Further arrangements are currently being undertaken to provide traffic management and/or the necessary specialist equipment in order to undertake the works.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:55, Tuesday 25 May 2021

  • As you can see from the picture, even a small shower is causing a large amount of water to build up.

    Posted by Miriam O'Shea at 11:19, Friday 4 June 2021
    Moderated by an administrator at 09:12, Wednesday 16 June 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 14:37, Tuesday 15 June 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 09:50, Wednesday 14 July 2021

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:43, Thursday 7 October 2021

  • Yes, aco and another gulley was installed. However, the actual drain pipes cannot take the amount of water when there is a storm. All due to raised section on junction being put there without consideration of flooding. Next time there is a storm, I will post pictures to show my house being flooded!

    Posted anonymously at 18:22, Thursday 7 October 2021

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