Drone footage shows '100ft of waste' dumped in Hampshire country lane

FLY-TIPPERS have dumped 100ft of builder's waste in a country lane.

Sunday, 2nd February 2020, 2:23 pm
Updated Sunday, 2nd February 2020, 2:40 pm

Community and safety officer Gary McCulloch discovered a wheelbarrow, bricks, earth and even a wheelbarrow in Cott Street, Swanmore, on Saturday morning.

It was the third incident of fly-tipping reported to him that day.

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Builder's waste dumped in Cott Street in Swanmore. Picture: Gary McCulloch

He said: 'It was about 100ft long, there was earth, bricks, a washing machine, a wheelbarrow.

'They're obviously renovating a house and threw it on the back of a tipper truck and there we are.'

It is not clear who left the waste, and it may not have been the builders carrying out the work.

Mr McCulloch reported the incident to Winchester City Council.

Builder's waste dumped in Cott Street in Swanmore. Picture: Gary McCulloch

In Hoe Road he also dealt with asbestos sheeting found in the street dumped. Metal gas bottles were also found in Swanmore.

He added: ‘It's been six or seven weeks since we've had any, then we've had three in one night.’

The Meon Valley man is on a mission to battle fly-tipping and set up his business and app so it can be reported.

Builder's waste dumped in Cott Street in Swanmore. Picture: Gary McCulloch