Bromley residents living next door to smell of "rotten corpses" caused by dump say not enough being done

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Bromley residents living next door to a mountain of waste smelling of “rotten corpses” say not enough has been done to remove the site. The Environment Agency has now begun work to remove the huge mound at St Paul’s Cray.

Daniel Cartwright from the London Fire Brigade says the dump has cost emergency services £650,000 in attending fires there.

Bob Neil, Bromley and Chislehurst MP, said the land was supposed to be green belt while Dr Ivan Vince, an environment risk assessor said the site was very dangerous.

Waste4Fuel, owners of the site were not available to comment but have previously said they may go into administration.

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8:16pm Sun 10 Aug 14

flea_in_ear says...

It wouldn't surprise me at all to fnd there were bodies in the heap.

As for Waste4Fuel going into administration - that means it can carry on trading. It should be put into liquidation, and that should be the end of the most appallingly run company.
It wouldn't surprise me at all to fnd there were bodies in the heap. As for Waste4Fuel going into administration - that means it can carry on trading. It should be put into liquidation, and that should be the end of the most appallingly run company. flea_in_ear
  • Score: 10

11:36pm Sun 10 Aug 14

madras says...

All very well complaining. But shouldn't the landowner be paying for this. So, a pile of crap (literally) it may be, but it is being addressed at the tax payer's expense. Shouldn't people be petitioning the land owner??
All very well complaining. But shouldn't the landowner be paying for this. So, a pile of crap (literally) it may be, but it is being addressed at the tax payer's expense. Shouldn't people be petitioning the land owner?? madras
  • Score: 9

9:14am Mon 11 Aug 14

molsey says...

madras wrote:
All very well complaining. But shouldn't the landowner be paying for this. So, a pile of crap (literally) it may be, but it is being addressed at the tax payer's expense. Shouldn't people be petitioning the land owner??
"petitioning the land owner" Ha Ha Ha Ha ha Ooh dear.
[quote][p][bold]madras[/bold] wrote: All very well complaining. But shouldn't the landowner be paying for this. So, a pile of crap (literally) it may be, but it is being addressed at the tax payer's expense. Shouldn't people be petitioning the land owner??[/p][/quote]"petitioning the land owner" Ha Ha Ha Ha ha Ooh dear. molsey
  • Score: 1

9:51am Mon 11 Aug 14

martinkn says...

The authorities are to blame this company has abused its licenses for years , 13 fires costing half a million pounds ,now the tax payer will pay to remove the rubbish , laughable how long till they start again on this merry go round
The authorities are to blame this company has abused its licenses for years , 13 fires costing half a million pounds ,now the tax payer will pay to remove the rubbish , laughable how long till they start again on this merry go round martinkn
  • Score: 2

4:01pm Mon 11 Aug 14

The Fozziest of Bears says...

Nice to see Bob Neil getting involved now it's already been sorted out !
Nice to see Bob Neil getting involved now it's already been sorted out ! The Fozziest of Bears
  • Score: 2

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