Litter on A405 at Brickets Wood

Peter Silverman made this Freedom of Information request to Highways England Company Limited

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Peter Silverman

Dear Highways England Company Limited,

Please refer to this link to Google Street View dated September 2016:,-0.380...

I am writing for information about the central reservation of this road either side of the fence separating the pedestrian crossing and the grassed area to the north.

The photograph shows considerable accumulations of litter on both sides i.e. on (a) the crossing and (b) the grassed area. The earlier Street View shots taken in 2008(2) 2011, 2012, & 2015 (2) show relatively little litter.

Please provide me with the following information:

1. Who is responsible for complying with the statutory duty under the Environmental Protection Act S89(1) to keep (a) the crossing and (b) grassed area free of litter.

On the assumption that it is Highways England:

2. When was last time prior to the 1st October 2016 that (a) the crossing and (b) part or all of the grassed area up to 10 metres from the fence was litter-picked?

3. When in the last 12 months was (a) the crossing and (b) part or all of the grassed area up to 10 metres from the fence litter-picked?

Yours faithfully,

Peter Silverman

Highways England, Highways England Company Limited

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    Highways England Signed Reply to Mr Silveston of 31 July 2017 EIR 18463333 CRS 753191 Litter on A404 Brickets Wood..pdf

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Dear Mr Silverman

Thank you for your email of 10 July about litter on the A404 at Brickets Wood and I attach above a copy of our signed response.

Yours sincerely

Anne Nugent
Team Executive
Business Management Team
Highways England | Bridge House | 1 Walnut Tree Close | Guildford | Surrey | GU1 4LZ

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