Severed 'goat's leg' left rotting on top of London bus stop

Ruth Doherty
Severed animal leg left rotting on top of London bus stop
Severed animal leg left rotting on top of London bus stop




A severed goat's leg has been left rotting on top of a bus stop in Clapham Junction for at least a month.

The leg is sitting on top of bus shelter Y on Saint John's Road, and it is not clear how it got there.

Commuter Riz Wasti posted a picture of the leg to his Twitter page, alerting the council by writing: "@wandbc seeing this leg of lamb at bus stop Y near Clapham/Northcote road for few months. Prob welldone by now?!"

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Wandsworth Council responded by tweeting Transport for London (Tfl) about the issue.

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According to the Wandsworth Guardian, Suzanne Perkins, a graphic designer from Battersea, said she was horrified when her friend pointed out the leg on the bus stop roof.

She said: "I was at the bus stop with a friend and she said 'do you realise what's up there?' and I had a look. You can see very clearly a hoof and a hip bone.

"She said it's been there since March. It's not just like it's been there for one or two days – it has been up there for a month.

"Why has it been there so long? What is going on with general street cleaning?"

Tfl reportedly told the Evening Standard it was now taking action to remove the leg.





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