Rubbish dump in Bromley
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'Not enough done' to remove rubbish mound in Bromley

People living next to a mountain of waste in Bromley say not enough has been done to reduce the huge mound.

The Environment Agency has now begun work to remove some of the rubbish piled up.

Resident Jan Watkins describes the smell as being like "rotten corpses" while Daniel Cartwright from the London Fire Brigade says the dump has cost it £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.

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

BBC London's Rebecca Williams reports.

  • 08 Aug 2014
  • From the section London
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