Plumstead residents living with no water since Christmas

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Plumstead residents living with no water since Christmas

Residents and workers on a road in Plumstead in South East London say they've not had proper running water since Christmas.

It's after building work in a commercial property on Plumstead Road led to a burst water pipe. Greenwich Council and those affected have called on Thames Water to fix the problem but the firm says the pipe is not their responsibility.

Councillor Jackie Smith, the Royal Borough of Greenwich’s Cabinet Member for Community Safety and Environment, said: "These residents have had to deal with a prolonged period without proper running water, something that should have been sorted weeks ago. We have been pressing Thames Water to take action and share the frustration of residents at the length of time taken to resolve this problem."

London Live attempted to make contact with the owner of the premises but they were unavailable for comment.

Funmi Olutoye has the story.

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