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OXLEA_BEACON_SCOUTS.jpgClive joined local residents, the deputy Mayor and local scouts in Shooters Hill last night to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.   

Clive was at one of three beacon-lighting events in the Borough as a thousand beacons were lit across the country after the first was lit by the Queen at Windsor Castle.

Clive celebrates Queens 90th birthday

  Clive joined local residents, the deputy Mayor and local scouts in Shooters Hill last night to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.   

IMG_0393.JPGClive met with residents and council officers on the Page Estate walkabout in March for his latest walkabout where local residents could directly show Clive any local concerns or problems.

These are the notes from that walkabout, with some addresses removed for reasons of confidentiality.  Progress on all these issues will be checked at the next walkabout.  If you have any local issues you would like Clive to look into then please email him at clive@cliveefford.org.uk.

 

1. Street Cleaning:  Some parts of the Estate were very clean and well swept.  As listed below, however, some streets did not seem to have been swept for some time.

2. Briset Park is in need of litter picking.  Does not seem to have been done for some time.  Is it being cleaned regularly enough?
 
3. Briset Park: the swing park equipment needs upgrading. 
 
4. The access gate for the park in Shawbrooke is locked.  Should this be open?
 
5. Will Crooks Gdns and Shawbrooke, litter needs removing from behind electricity substation
 
6. Shawbrooke Road not swept
 
7. Rail bridge on Shawbrooke has no mesh to prevent pigeons from roosting.  Needs metal mesh like other bridges to protect pedestrians.
 
8. Knockhalt Road: hedge over hanging pavement near junction with Westhorne Avenue.
 
9. Pavement severely damaged by heavy lorry in Shawbrooke
 
10. Rubbish bags dumped in Messent near junction with Eltham Green Road
 
11. Street trees need cutting back in Messant near junction with Eltham Green Road.
 
12. Cars turning right from Jenken Road into Ealdham Square.  Needs left turn only arrow on road surface.
 
13. The corner of Jenken and Eltham Green: Grass verge on edge of pavement  has been churned up presumably by vehicles parking there.   Needs bollards to prevent the problem continuing.
 
 14. Lamp posts in Eltham Green Road need repainting.  They are all badly peeling.
 
15. Eltham Green Road and Birdbrooke – pavement under railway needs sweeping broken glass on ground and an old door dumped.
 
16. The pathway between Birdbrooke and Will Crooks has the bases of the old street lamps still there.  They have been highlighted at several walkabouts in the past and need to be removed.
 
17. Rubbish along embankment of the pathway behind the fence needs to be removed regularly.
 
18. Grass needs cutting on corner of Topley and Purneys. 

Page Estate walkabout

Clive met with residents and council officers on the Page Estate walkabout in March for his latest walkabout where local residents could directly show Clive any local concerns or problems....

 

IMG_0356.JPGClive met with residents and council officers in Middle Park in March for his latest walkabout where local residents could directly show Clive any local concerns or problems.

These are the notes from that walkabout, with some addresses removed for reasons of confidentiality.  Progress on all these issues will be checked at the next walkabout.  If you have any local issues you would like Clive to look into then please email him at clive@cliveefford.org.uk.

 

 

Middle Park walkabout March 2016

1. A general complaint was made at the beginning of the walkabout concerning uneven and potentially dangerous pavements across the estate.

2, There were also some complaints that the speed humps in Middle Park Avenue were too high and were damaging cars, particularly those reinstated in Middle Park Avenue after the road was repaired between the shops and Court Road.

3. Kingsground:  A resident complained that yellow lines are being installed which will reduce levels of parking for residents in his cul de sac

4. Complaints about some residents in Kingsground were leaving rubbish in front garden.

5. Hedges in Kingsground are overhanging the pavement.

6. Brambles in Kingsground are also overhanging pavement.

7. At the chicane in Kingsground, cars were parking too close and were sometimes making it difficult for buses to get through.

8. The BT phone box on corner of Queenscroft is full of smashed glass and some is still in the panes of the door.

9. Trees in Queenscroft are overhanging the pavements.

Middle Park Walkabout

  Clive met with residents and council officers in Middle Park in March for his latest walkabout where local residents could directly show Clive any local concerns or problems. These...


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