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Council encourages the reporting of potholes following recent weather

PUBLISHED: 12:30 09 March 2018 | UPDATED: 13:41 09 March 2018

Potholes have increased due to recent weather. Picture: PA

Potholes have increased due to recent weather. Picture: PA

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Following the recent cold weather, the council is encouraging motorists and residents to report potholes so that they can be resolved as quickly as possible.

The extreme wet and cold has exacerbated the seasonal trend of increased potholes, with additional wear and tear on pavement surfaces.

Cllr William Huntington-Thresher, executive cllr for environment, said: “When it comes to maintaining our roads and pavements, we have a good record and currently we are investing £11.8 million to improve road and footway surfaces which will reduce our longer term repair costs as well as make for smoother journeys.

“We are proactively taking action but now, even more than other times, we’re asking people to report potholes to us, which will help everyone”

Residents are advised not to report issues on Twitter or social media as crucial details are often missed, making it less effective.

The council’s mobile-friendly website should be used to report potholes at www.bromley.gov.uk/report

Photos can be uploaded and reports go immediately to the person or contractor who can fix it, while the person reporting receives email updates about the issue.

The information will be published online so that others can stay updated.

Potholes and many other problems can be reported online but for genuine emergencies, always call 0300 303 8658.

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