Huge fly-tipping sites in Ladywell uncovered following £2 million regeneration project

Huge fly-tipping sites in Ladywell uncovered

Fly tipping in Ladywell Road has brought rats and pigeons to the area

Mercy Road has seen wiring, wood and old rubbish bags dumped

Locals say the issue has been ongoing for five years

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Squashed rats and a pigeon infestation have been the result of fly-tipping in a residential area in Ladywell.

Toilets, sofas and mattresses have been dumped at a huge site on Mercy Road and another on Ladywell Road.

The two dumps are in close proximity to cafes, family homes and several schools.

Cafe Oscars owner Petra Reekers said the fly-tipping began five years ago.

“It’s such a shame that people are dumping their rubbish like that, especially since work to rejuvenate the area took place not too long ago. It’s so close to the high street. It makes me feel very uncomfortable,” she said.

The news follows the multi-award winning £2 million regeneration of the area which was funded by the London Development Agency in 2011.

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9:27am Fri 1 Aug 14

sarfflondonbird says...

Its a shame that people have to do this sort of thing. Our area which once was a clean and pleasant area to behold has now turned into a dumping ground for all and everything thrown out. Numerous complaints have been made to the correct authorities responsible for the area but will they do anything about it? will they heck. But they are the first to complain if you with hold any monies due for maintenance of area etc.
Its a shame that people have to do this sort of thing. Our area which once was a clean and pleasant area to behold has now turned into a dumping ground for all and everything thrown out. Numerous complaints have been made to the correct authorities responsible for the area but will they do anything about it? will they heck. But they are the first to complain if you with hold any monies due for maintenance of area etc. sarfflondonbird
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