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Caravan and van dwellers on Silverthorne Lane

Reported anonymously at 23:26, Tuesday 9 April 2019

Sent to Bristol City Council 3 minutes later

Caravan and van dwellers have taken up residence on Silverthorne Lane in the last month, with a prominent problem location being by the old Clark’s Wood Company yard. Since the caravans have located here there has been an increase in flytipping on the road around the caravans which has also led to an arson attack. Silverthorne Lane is a very narrow road as is for HGVs and other larger vehicles to drive down already what with vehicles parked on both sides of the road, and these caravans and vans are not helping matters at all.

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  • This is the caravan in question within the immediate area by the old Clark’s Wood Company yard.

    Posted anonymously at 13:34, Friday 26 April 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 07:09, Wednesday 8 May 2019

  • The caravan and van by the former Clark’s Wood Company yard are still there, and flytipping and human waste are still being discarded within the immediate area as a direct result.

    Posted anonymously at 10:20, Wednesday 5 June 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Since these caravans have parked-up on Silverthorne Lane there has been a subsequent increase in littering, flytipping, human waste on the pavement, and arson. I have received no contact from anyone from Bristol City Council or any other relevant authority regarding the troublesome caravans. These mentioned issues are STILL ongoing, with the recent heat allowing for the smell of human waste and urine to become highly unpleasant when walking past the caravans. And with the redevelopment plans for Silverthorne Lane in place, surely these caravans should be moved soon before demolition and construction takes place?

    Posted anonymously at 15:11, Tuesday 9 July 2019

  • One of the caravans has since this week moved on, now there is only one caravan left, which is surely the van dweller responsible for the flytipping nearby.

    Posted anonymously at 21:39, Sunday 28 July 2019

  • There is an exposed bucket filled with human refuse underneath the caravan, jutting out into the road. Not only does it look and smell disgusting, but is of course a health hazard.

    Posted anonymously at 10:28, Thursday 15 August 2019

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