Workmen filmed fly tipping rubbish in Preston city centre car park

Two workmen have been filmed fly tipping rubbish at a car park in Preston city centre.

Thursday, 14th October 2021, 10:40 am
Updated Thursday, 14th October 2021, 12:58 pm

The pair were caught on camera dumping the waste in the B&M car park in Carlisle Street, near the bus station, yesterday morning (Wednesday, October 13).

In the video, two men in hi-viz bibs and safety helmets can be seen flinging rubbish from the boot of a black Ford car into a hedge.

The dumped rubbish reportedly included cardboard boxes, plastic bags of waste, children's clothing and a used nappy.

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In the video, two men in hi-viz bids and safety helmets can be seen flinging rubbish from the boot of a black Ford car into a hedge in the B&M car park in Carlisle Street, Preston

The men allegedly wore hi-viz bids with the name of a North West property developer on the back. The company has been approached for comment.

Councillor Robert Boswell, cabinet member for environment at Preston City Council, said: "Littering and fly-tipping is awful behaviour that causes blights on our streets and takes up a great amount of time and resource for the Council, which could be better spent elsewhere.

"We ask that everyone disposes of their waste and recycling in a responsible manner using the bins provided, in order to keeps the streets of Preston free of litter and fly-tipping.

"It is important that people report any fly-tipping incidents via our website immediately, giving the team all the details they can including specific locations, so they can be actioned appropriately as soon as possible."

The dumped rubbish included cardboard boxes, plastic bags of waste, children's clothing and a used nappy