Shock at scale of fly-tipping at two Peterborough sites

Shocked and appalled - that was the reaction from a Whittlesey woman to the staggering amount of fly-tipping she passes on a regular basis.

Friday, 3rd March 2017, 8:54 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:53 am
Fly-tipping at a building on Padholme Road East

It is well known Peterborough, like many places, has a problem with dumped rubbish, but Linda Hoggett insists: “You have to see it to believe it.”

Having seen the problem build up for the past six months, Linda and a friend decided enough was enough on Tuesday and photographed the mess at a disused building on Padholme Road.

Linda was also critical of fly-tipping in Storey’s Bar Road which is in a similar area to fly-tipping the Peterborough Telegraph reported on last month. She said: “We have been seeing this fly-tipping build up. It looks disgraceful, it looks disgusting.

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Fly-tipping at Storey's Bar Road

“I can’t understand why it’s allowed to carry on. You have never seen anything like it in your life. There are mattresses, bin liners, TVs - everything except the kitchen sink.”

A spokesperson for Amey, the city street cleaning service, said the fly-tipping is on private land so it is not responsible for it.

Fly-tipping at Storey's Bar Road