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Opposite No 40 - one of the gulleys not shown on RYP map

Reported in the Blocked drain category by Mike Lenander at 14:59, Wednesday 17 June 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

This issue has been reported before and no improvement seems to have been made. The road gully opposite our house does not allow water to run away quickly enough and creates a huge puddle. The one marked on the map outside our house is better but it also backs up and stops rainwater from flowing away quickly.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:59, Wednesday 17 June 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 15:20, Wednesday 17 June 2020

  • Thanks for the reply and I appreciate that the work will be “considered”, in the meantime, we’ll just continue to hope that any heavy rainfall “considers” not flooding our front garden because you haven’t cleared the gullies outside. Nice one, thanks!!!

    Posted by Mike Lenander at 22:50, Tuesday 7 July 2020

  • Afternoon! Good news is that a road sweeper came along our road this morning. Bad news is that he had to zig-zag around parked cars and totally missed the gullies outside our house - not that a road sweeper is probably the best tool of choice for the job? Maybe it is?

    You can’t actually see the gulley grid across the road at the moment for the amount of de dis caught up in it.

    For a more efficient and economical result, perhaps you could communicate with the residents and take a couple of days suspend parking on each side of the road in turn so that a proper sweep could be made? Just a thought?

    Posted by Mike Lenander at 13:18, Wednesday 8 July 2020

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