South London backyard swarms with maggots after refuse assortment was disrupted

South London garden swarms with maggots after refuse collection was disrupted

A house in Croydon has been infested with maggots after the community reportedly failed to collect its bins for four weeks.

The south Londoner shared video of the maggot infestation on Twitter last week.

He wrote: “Croydon City Council is the worst! They come by every two weeks to pick up the garbage cans. But you decide to take half of my garbage cans and leave the rest for another two weeks and this happens…

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“Maggots all over my front house!”

The shocking video shows a swarm of maggots in the grass in his front yard, on the path outside, on his front wall and even in flower pots.

The man claimed his garbage cans were only partially filled when last collected, and the rest sat and festered for four weeks.

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