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2 Henry Street

Reported via desktop in the Business bins left out early or after collection day category anonymously at 09:54, Fri 11 November 2022

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3955889.

A new building of over 10 residential flats has been built next door to me. Already significant rubbish is collecting right next to my property , bags are not being placed in correct bins and rats have already been sighted. Only 2 flats are currently occupied at the moment so what is going to happen when all flats are rented out. It is an eyesore every time we come into our house as well as a stench. Our neighbour at The Henry guest house also feels it is a complete disgrace to allow these bins to sit there in this manner.

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  • I have seen an increase in rodents outside my house brought about I believe by the untidy newly introduced bins left permanently on the street by the new residents at no: 2-4 Henry street. This is now a health hazard, an aesthetics issue (as the City centre hasnt had rubbish bins outside before), a nuisance as the seagulls and pigeons are now attracted to the food waste in the bins and to add insult to injury, late night revellers are throwing their waste food and take out cartons ontop of or outside the newly introduced bins. I would like the council to resolve this issue. I keep my bins in my basement until collection.. I believe all residents on the street should too. I also would like to know what will be done about the bird and rodent issue this is creating? Will the council manage this nuisance?

    Posted anonymously at 17:27, Sun 13 November 2022

  • We've passed this report to another team in the council. They will carry out any further work needed. Sometimes it can take a little longer as a result.

    We'll update this report once we've decide what action to take.

    Category changed from ‘Excessive or dangerous littering’ to ‘Household bins left out’

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 13:21, Wed 7 December 2022

  • We've looked into this report and are dealing with the issue. We'll update this report once we've completed the work.

    Category changed from ‘Household bins left out’ to ‘Business bins left out’

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:51, Wed 7 December 2022

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