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Reported in the Footpath / pavement problem category anonymously at 12:18, Tuesday 28 January 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

Over the past 20 years we have been complaining that lorries continously mount the kerb in front of our car showroom. This has caused numerous amounts of damage to the pavement slabs in this location. We have had a number of near misses with our windows. Previously we had metal bollards to try and prevent the mounting of the kerb by lorries delivering to the carpet warehouse opposite. During the past week we have now had a lorry collide with our window frame causing a substantial amount of damage. Fortunately the plate glass has only cracked. However, the damage is substantial enough that the frame and window needs to be replaced at a cost of several thousand pounds due to it being safety glass(quotes are available to view). All due to the fact that the bollards have never been replaced despite our constant complaints. I would like to meet someone from TFB to discuss this matter further.

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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:20, Tuesday 28 January 2020

  • We have contacted you separately regarding this, and this enquiry is now closed.
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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 07:25, Friday 20 March 2020

  • Thank you for your report.

    We have recorded it and will consider it when we are planning future works in the area. Please note 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.
    Our Highways Inspection Policy 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 07:25, Friday 20 March 2020

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