T: 023 8086 4500 | M: 075 4532 5209 | E: dharrison100@aol.com

T: 023 8086 4500
M: 075 4532 5209
E: dharrison100@aol.com

Councillor Davod Harrison

Ashurst Bridge Flooding

Unusable playground due to flooding
Unusable playground due to flooding

This must be one of the longest running issues in my case-work tray.

Every time it rains heavily, an area of the Green Route and the Play Park, just off Roseleigh Drive, Totton is flooded.

It took these photographs today, before talking to some local residents.

Usually, flooding issues are dealt with by Hampshire County Council as a “highway” matter.

However, after many months of investigating matters, it seems that responsibility for sorting out this issue rests with Network Rail!

I have asked the flood management team at HCC to take ownership of the problem and to badger Network rail to commit to getting this matter sorted.

The problem here is more than just a play area that cannot be used for significant periods of time.

This pathway is part of a school route for children.

The standing water isn’t clean.

I have raised the issue of the threat to public health.

There are a few properties nearby.

It must make the homeowners very anxious when they see the water rising almost up to their doorsteps.

SIGN UP FOR DAVID'S NEWSLETTER

Sign up to David's latest stories which are delivered to your inbox in the morning. Please note: your details including your email address will not be sold or given to a third party. 
Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.

Leave a Comment





Search the site

Latest Totton Stories

Edith Randall

Rest In Peace Edith

I am sad to report the passing of Honorary Alderman, Edith Randall, who passed away on Wednesday evening.

Lorry - Time For Brave Politicians

Time For Brave Politicians

Sometimes, politicians can be seriously conflicted by two competing issues.

Parking Sign

Why Residents Parking Permit Schemes Aren’t Always The Answer

I get a lot of requests from residents suggesting that the Council implement a “Residents Only” Parking scheme where they live.

Totton Library

Totton Library : Open !

I visited Totton Library this morning to check all was well and to thank staff for all the hard work involved in getting the facility open on time, as scheduled.

Hangar Farm

Hanger Farm : I Am So Glad I Asked…..

I raised the question of the Hanger Farm Arts Centre at the full meeting of the Town Council tonight.