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Bonkers Blog January 2015

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8 January (Part 3) - Bexley Blockheads

The road blocks in Arnberg Way which were repaired after fewer than 12 months use have succumbed again to the onslaught of bus wheels leaving the very busy Clocktower bus stops. The fourth picture is of part of the Asda roundabout. That looks like having a shorter than planned life too. The ‘regeneration’ cost £3·5 million.

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Bexley council said that the repairs carried out last August after photos of the failed blocks were published here would be done at no cost to the public purse. My guess is that excavating a few blocks to replace them merely causes weaknesses in the adjacent area, but I am not a civil engineer. If Bexley’s Deputy Director of Environment is, then he is a very poor one.

 

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