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Dangerous railing on park area at Blackheath Royal Standard

Reported via desktop in the Parks/landscapes category anonymously at 12:22, Friday 23 July 2021

Sent to Royal Borough of Greenwich less than a minute later

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Yesterday whilst standing at bus stop opposite a ice of park railing swung out encroaching on to the pavement somehow - just as a lady walked by it.

I went to investigate and the lower bolt of the railing (holding it to the next upright stanchion must have sheared so the railing segment was swinging being held only by the top bolt. I tried pushing it back upright but it kept swinging out again.

I went home and came back and temporarily secured the lower fixing point with 2 cable ties.

See streetview to see precise railing


See attached photo with circled the precise failed fixing point.

Needs a visit and with right told and a new nut and bolt this being permanently fixed

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  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:33, Saturday 21 August 2021

  • At noon today still not fixed. My plastic cable ties remain in place holding the railing from collapse temporarily.

    Posted anonymously at 19:35, Saturday 21 August 2021

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