By Nick Fagge For Mail Online
Published: 07:59 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 08:22 GMT, 1 December 2020
A workman dangles 150ft feet in the air after a council sent in its 'abseiling team' to remove 'dangerous' window boxes from a block of flats – all in the name of health and safety.
Tenants at the central London block were met with the nerve-jangling sight of the workman wearing a harness and hi-vis jacket six floors up on Friday morning.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Camden Council sent residents of Gordon Mansions a letter giving them eight days to remove their plant pots - or the 'rope access team' would take them.
In the sternly worded warning to residents calling the pots 'dangerous', housing officer Abdulrahman Gesod warned they had until November 27 to remove them.
'The Council's Health and Safety department has assessed plant pots on window sills and balcony ledges and it was determined there is a demonstrable risk to pedestrians when pots are placed on such areas higher than the ground,' he wrote.
A workman in hard hat, hi-vis jacket and harness abseils down Gordon Mansions, central London on Friday morning - after Camden Council threatened to use its 'rope access team' to clear window boxes in the name of health and safety