It has become a normal scene to see some graffiti everywhere you will go when you are in London. It was a practice that is being done by youngsters and it became very common that it is now a caused of the problem not just to the government but to the private entities as they are also affected by it. It became an epidemic that many people feel discomfort even if they live in London because of the unsightly graffiti that covered the city.
Through the infographic above you could understand about the graffiti that was seen as fun and good to do. But it became a problem as it could now be seen everywhere. The residents and visitors feel the same on the graffiti that are considered street art by those who does it. If you will see the cost of removing graffiti each year it is not good as much money is spent on cleaning and restoring the things that became an eyesore due to graffiti.
They listed the top ten areas that graffiti are being put. The transportation sector is also heavily affected by this problem. You can see the amount of expenses and costs that they should cover for the graffiti to be removed. Instead of using it for other purposes like maintenance and improvement they will have to use it for cleaning the graffiti. Even in the case of the police force, they spend much time on graffiti cleaning rather than performing other roles.