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22nd Apr 2015

Poor workers remove 10-tonne ‘fatberg’ from Chelsea sewer


Ben Kenyon

There’s some pretty grimy jobs around – but this one really takes the cake…

Some poor chaps have had to tackle a 10-tonne ‘fatberg’ from the sewers underneath one of London’s poshest enclaves.

What exactly have the people of Chelsea been flushing down their toilets?

For those unfamiliar with the term, a fatberg is literally a giant blob of disgusting, congealed fat, hair, sh*t, Arsenal season-tickets, tampons and any other junk that goes down the drains.

No not him…

This monstrosity of turgid waste (again, not him) weighed the same as two full-grown African elephants.

It was so big that it caused £400,000 worth of damage to the sewer system in London.

We don’t even want to know how the hell they got rid of that thing…

(Image: BBC YouTube)