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Car park area not being cleaned.

Reported in the Street cleaning category anonymously at 16:06, Thursday 12 March 2020

Sent to Royal Borough of Greenwich 4 minutes later

These photos are showing dead leaves and rubbish being thrown over the fence (by vehicle owners), that is not being cleaned up by any of the clean-up teams ( caretakers, street cleaners and grass & bush cutters). This has only been done once since the bays were introduced and has looked like this for a year and a half. The street cleaners refuse to do it as they say" it's not part of the road or pavement and we have not been told to do the bays". The street cleaners only clean the road up to the white lines that seperate the bays from the road itself. The caretakers only pick up litter with a litter picker and nothing else. They do not clean the grassed (bushy) area, even though they can reach the rubbish near the fence.

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  • Automatically marked as "in progress" by Royal Borough of Greenwich

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Royal Borough of Greenwich at 18:31, Thursday 12 March 2020

  • Private land

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Royal Borough of Greenwich at 19:59, Tuesday 17 March 2020

  • As is seen in the photographs, there is dead leaves (not being cleaned by any body of people), plastic and metal containers, rags of differing sizes and just general rubbish strewn around the car park and grassed area. I wrote to yourselves (through street fix),outlining this ongoing problem and have recieved a response saying that it is private property If this is so, can you let me know who is responsible for cleaning the car parking zones. The grassed area is not private land, as you do(greenwich council) ,cut the grass and cut the shubbery areas. These areas are not being cleaned by any of your operatives. Caretakers only litter pick these parking zones ( even though they are"private land , never using a broom, or litter picking the rubbish in the shrubs area and grassed area and the street cleaners only sweep the road itself and stop when they get to the white lines seperating the parking zones from the actual street. This is correct for every visit to this street by your operatives.I would also like to ask you who is responsible for the cleaning of the street and the grassed and shrubbery areas as well please It does not take any more time to clean these areas when they first become dirty, than it takes to do whatever amount of effort it takes to do the rest. Thank you very much for time. Mr Anthony Caney.

    Posted anonymously at 21:00, Tuesday 17 March 2020

  • Hi I have asked out care-taking and street cleaning team who is responsible the this I will update when I hear back

    Posted by Royal Borough of Greenwich at 12:27, Wednesday 18 March 2020

  • Hi there I have heard back from our housing team they are responsible for this area. A caretaker will monitor this area going forward

    Posted by Royal Borough of Greenwich at 13:11, Wednesday 18 March 2020

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