Council Reports on Aftermath of Storm

Most parks still closed and dangerous trees being dealth with

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Hammersmith and Fulham Council has issued an update on Monday lunchtime concerning the aftermath of last night's storm saying:

• We are currently dealing with 21 trees that have either fallen or are leaning dangerously in the borough.

• A burst water main on Uxbridge Road/Askew Road has caused severe flooding in the local area. Emergency services, Thames Water and council workers are on site.

• Power cables are reported to be down at the junction of King Street and Ravenscourt Park. This is being investigated with utilities company.

• Hurlingham Park and Eel Brook Common are open. All other parks remain closed due to unsafe conditions. We are continuing to assess the parks throughout the day but it is possible that some parks will be closed all day. Bishops Park and Lillie Road Recreation Ground are particularly badly affected by fallen branches and debris.

The council and emergency services are dealing with a number of fallen trees this morning. Action is being taken to clear roads and make these areas safe.

30 Wormholt Road

69 Radipole Road

King Street near Latymer Upper School

38 Ravenscourt Road

38 Stephendale Road

1 Champlain House

12 Hawksmoor Street

Ashchurch Park Villas junction with Goldhawk Road

67 Langthorne Street

Vespan Road

85 Bentworth Road

Uxbridge Road which is causing some minor traffic disruption.

Other debris is being cleared as rapidly as we are able. Thank you to all the residents who have helped us by reporting incidents and looking after their streets and neighbours.


October 28, 2013