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The entire road surface has failed with massive and deep potholes that are damaging to vehicles

Reported in the Road surface category anonymously at 12:08, Friday 14 February 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

Church Lane is a road that is supposed to be maintained by Bucks County Council. It is not a private road or a right of way as BCC have confirmed to me in the past that Church Lane is on their list of “roads”. The surface of the road has been bad for years but it has got to a point now that it has failed so spectacularly that we, as residents of the road, have had couriers refuse to deliver items to us and people refuse to transport our children down the lane to our house - they have sent small children down the lane on foot, on their own, in the dark. When I returned home from hospital after a recent operation I had to walk down the lane as it was too painful to be transported in a vehicle and nurses that have visited our house since the operation have said ambulances would find it difficult to access our property. Other roads in Bledlow Ridge have recently been resurfaced (Ridgeside), surely it is about time the same happened to Church Lane as it is not right that only people in 4x4 vehicles can access the properties.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:11, Friday 14 February 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 14:34, Tuesday 3 March 2020

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:34, Tuesday 3 March 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 13:01, Friday 13 March 2020

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