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This is the state of a Preston road after fly-tippers turned up

Posted on - 2nd May, 2017 - 7:37pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, News, Preston Council, Riversway
Part of what the fly-tippers left behind Pic: Reece Catterall
Part of what the fly-tippers left behind Pic: Reece Catterall

An entire house clearance appears to have been dumped in Ashton-on-Ribble.

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Wallend Road near the Docks has been a hotspot for fly-tipping and the latest tipping has angered nearby residents.

Reece Catterall shared pictures of what he discovered while walking on the road near the Bullnose.

He said: “The Preston fly-tippers strike again, but very nice of you to leave a letter with a name and address on it.”

Another view of the waste found in Wallend Road Pic: Reece Catterall
Another view of the waste found in Wallend Road Pic: Reece Catterall

Mr Catterall said he had reported the dumped rubbish to Preston City Council.

Items dumped include a fridge, freezer and sofas – along with building waste.

Read more: Fly-tipper who dumped in Preston Cemetery is caught and fined

How do I report fly tipping in Preston?

Preston City Council is responsible for monitoring and collecting items which have been dumped illegally.

You can report fly tipping by calling 01772906909 or using an online form to report it.

You can also use the website fixmystreet – which shows all reports in the area.

Read more: How fly-tipping is being tackled across Preston

Staying safe

never touch the waste: fly tipped waste can be dangerous – it may contain syringes, broken glass, asbestos, toxic chemicals or other hazardous substances

never disturb the site – there may be evidence that could help identify the fly-tippers and lead to their prosecution

never approach anyone you see fly tipping – they could become violent

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