A “highly suspicious” roof company is allegedly operating in the Beckenham area, billing residents tens of thousands of pounds for minimal repairs.

Bromley Council has issued a warning following reports in recent days from at least two residents who responded to either a leaflet advertising work or a cold call.

The residents, who are not being named, were asked for a total of £60k where little work was needed.

Trading Standards Officers were on hand to question 4 alleged tradesmen in conjunction with the Police.

Whilst investigations are continuing, the north London address of the company name given, Surefix Roofing & Construction, which is suspected to be false.

Trading Standards are asking for any information which may help in its ongoing investigation.

Councillor Angela Page, Executive Councillor for Public Protection and Enforcement and SCAMbassador, said: “Thank you to the alert residents who have made contact with…

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