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A40 West Inside Lane across from Arnolds Funeral Parlour and particularly affecting cottages 790 to 798 London Road

Reported in the Pothole category by Mrs Susan Dennigan - 792 London Road at 14:37, Sat 16 March 2019

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

Manhole cover has sunk in road resulting in a pothole all around it. Should motorcyclist hit this at speed it could result in a serious accident. It also is not good for motorists tyres. In addition the noise made every time a vehicle goes over this dislodged manhole cover there is continuous "ker plunk" sound which is very annoying / disturbing for local residents. It is impossible to avoid this hazard as the lane runs parallel to a lane which is a bus lane at certain times and which carries normal traffic at others.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:40, Sat 16 March 2019

  • I did not get a response within the specified time nor update. Sick and tired of the constant noise and paying hefty council tax (as a widow) and driving on roads that are beginning to be a disgrace to those of a third world country.

    Posted anonymously at 10:21, Fri 5 April 2019

  • Thank you for your report.
    We have completed our inspection of the defect, which we aim to repair within five working days.
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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:02, Thu 18 April 2019

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