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Illegal Car Repairs Plumstead

Reported via mobile in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 22:08, Monday 26 July 2021

Sent to Royal Borough of Greenwich less than a minute later

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Whilst on my way to work this morning I happened to notice another vehicle that is illegally being repaired road side propped up in the road. As I’ve mentioned several times on here already, it’s illegal (see below for Act) to repair cars on the public highway/footpath. It’s dangerous to passing pedestrians and drivers as there should NEVER be a car propped up roadside for days on end.

Now, as seen as you refuse to acknowledge the illegal and dangerous behaviour being carried out by our local roadside mechanic, my next step will be to write directly to Councillor Danny Thorpe Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich and request he looks directly into the matter and then ask Why the RBG is turning a blind eye to such activities.

Please again see below the Act put in place to prevent such activities taking place.


NUISANCE PARKING 1. Offences These offences are aimed at businesses that use the public road as a 'showroom' and people who use the road as a 'workshop'. • Section 3 of the Act makes it an offence for a person to park motor vehicles on a road or roads, where the vehicles are parked merely in order to be sold. The offence is committed if there are two or more vehicles within 500 metres of each other. The maximum fine on summary conviction is level 4 (currently £2,500) on the standard scale; • Section 4 makes it an offence to carry out "restricted works" to vehicles on a road. "Restricted Works" covers repair, maintenance, servicing, improving or the dismantling of a motor vehicle or any part or accessory. The maximum fine is level 4 on the standard scale on summary conviction.

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    Posted anonymously at 20:39, Sunday 29 August 2021
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