This Mercedes has been abandoned for over a year, since ULEZ was introduced to our area. It has multiple flat tyres, looks like collapsed suspension and this week the glass sunroof has been shattered. It is an eyesore which now seems to be attracting vandalism.
Please accept this response as acknowledgement that it has been received. All enquiries relating to abandoned/untaxed vehicles will be investigated fully. The Local Authority can take Enforcement action on a vehicle parked on a public road if its tax has expired for more than 2 calendar months and 1 day. The Local Authority has no powers to remove vehicles with no insurance or MOT, this is a Police matter and can be reported to https://www.police.uk/ pu/ contact-the-police/ . If the land on which the abandoned vehicle is located is occupied, the local authority must give the occupier a minimum of 7 days and if on private land 15 days’ notice is required to confirm that they propose to remove the vehicle. The local authority is not entitled to remove the vehicle if the occupier objects to the proposal.
Posted by Royal Borough of Greenwich at 19:37, Sunday 29 January 2023