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Hundreds of bags of rubbish left by Travellers at Harold Hill pub finally cleared by security company

PUBLISHED: 15:50 16 July 2018 | UPDATED: 15:50 16 July 2018

The Pompadours pub in Harold Hill has now been cleared after travellers left piles and piles of rubbish. Photo: Roger Hogg

The Pompadours pub in Harold Hill has now been cleared after travellers left piles and piles of rubbish. Photo: Roger Hogg

Roger Hogg

Nearly two months after the Travellers left the site all of the rubbish has finally been cleared.

The Pompadours pub in Harold Hill has now been cleared after travellers left piles and piles of rubbish. Photo: Roger HoggThe Pompadours pub in Harold Hill has now been cleared after travellers left piles and piles of rubbish. Photo: Roger Hogg

Piles of rubbish left by Travellers’ at a Harold Hill pub has finally been cleared up months after they left the site.

A team of six men from Phase Two Security Solutions took more than two weeks to clear the site, and hundreds of bags of rubbish were taken away to landfill sites.

The Pompadours pub in Harold Hill has now been cleared after travellers left piles and piles of rubbish. Photo: Roger HoggThe Pompadours pub in Harold Hill has now been cleared after travellers left piles and piles of rubbish. Photo: Roger Hogg

Sofas, mattresses, a child’s scooter, bags of nappies, camping chairs and wooden pallets were among just some of the items left by the group on the site on the corner of Edenhall Road, Bridgwater Road and Hilldene Avenue.

The group left the site on Monday, May 28 and now nearly two months later the site has finally been cleared.

Travellers outside of The Pompadours pub in Harold HillTravellers outside of The Pompadours pub in Harold Hill

Roger Hogg, 30, is the owner of the security company that took the rubbish away and said that they started work on Tuesday, June 3 and finished on last Friday (June 13).

He said: “All the clearance has now been done.

What the site had previously looked like thanks to rubbish left by Travellers.What the site had previously looked like thanks to rubbish left by Travellers.

“We’ve got rid of everything now and the smell has now gone.

“On the first day we had something like 500 bags of rubbish, but residents seem happier now that it has all finally gone.

What the site had previously looked like thanks to rubbish left by Travellers.What the site had previously looked like thanks to rubbish left by Travellers.

“It was in a really disgusting state, but everybody seems happy now.”

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