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Cones surrounding hole in pavement

Reported in the Footpath / pavement problem category anonymously at 12:14, Sun 29 December 2019

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

Residents have reported this problem a number of times and has been an issue for many months. It is unclear if work has been undertaken by utility companies or if it is the Council but the “temporary” placement of cones over what is a hole in the pavement has gone on for far too long. The area has both children and elderly people living nearby and is an accident waiting to happen. Please investigate and resolve as a matter of urgency. Thank you

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  • Thank you for your report which is currently under review.
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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:15, Sun 29 December 2019

  • Thank you for your report.

    This has been added to our programme of works. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with a timescale for this work to be carried out, we work on a priority based risk matrix in line with our Highway Inspection Policy and therefore programme times can change due to priority based working.

    Please be assured this is on our list of works to be carried out, we will continue to monitor all defects to ensure the safety of our residents as part of our Highways Inspection Policy which can be accessed via the link below;
    www.buckscc.gov.uk/highwaysinspectionpolicy
    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 15:04, Monday 27 January 2020

  • Firstly, please note that I appreciate that we are still in lockdown and that works undertaken are limited however this was reported in December 2019 and yet is still outstanding. Does one of the nearby elderly residents need to fall over on these cones or fir them to be removed by vandals and an accident take place before this matter is dealt with? It would be very much appreciated if you would advise potential timescales when this problem will be dealt with.

    Thank you.

    Posted anonymously at 12:03, Wednesday 29 April 2020

  • Although some sort of repair was effected earlier this year, this issue has Still not be completed as you can see from the photo. This area has a high proportion of elderly and disabled people and this is a hazard. Please can you arrange for this repair to be completed as soon as possible and the cones removed. Thank you

    Posted anonymously at 17:43, Wednesday 23 September 2020

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