Jubilee Line Tube boss contacts Environment Agency over Neasden and Wembley stench

Smell hits train passengers through Wembley Park and Neasden

Tube chiefs have complained to the Environment Agency after a rotten smell which has been plaguing Neasden and Wembley hit commuters on the Jubilee Line.

The Times can reveal that top brass at London Underground got in contact with the agency after receiving a complaint from a passenger over the putrid smell.

The odour has been traced to a waste management site in Hannah Close, Neasden. Seneca Environmental Solutions has blamed mechanical fault for the problem – which the company has said it is ‘working tirelessly’ to correct.

Twitter has been awash with commuters complaining about the smell, which residents say has been apparent for around a month.


You may also want to watch:


One person tweeted: “What is that awful smell of rotting meat between Neasden and Wembley Park?”

Another wrote: “Right, I’m not imagining it. There’s a funny smell between Neasden and Wembley Park.”

Most Read

Kevin Bootle, Jubilee line manager at London Underground, said: “TfL have contacted the company responsible via the Environment Agency to see whether the matter can be resolved.”

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus