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Opposite property Hillsbrough and 2 The Firs, Duffield Lane, SL2

Reported via desktop in the Ditch issue category anonymously at 10:32, Sun 25 October 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

Ditch/stream has not been cleared by the Council for over 5 years (or longer). It is now extremely clogged with growing vegetation; fallen leaves and dumped bags of waste. Despite other parts of Duffield Lane being cut, the hedgerow in this area has also not been cut or maintained for over 5 years. This means the ditch cannot cope with rainfall and regularly overflows into the road itself, flooding this stretch and being a danger to drivers, pedestrians and residents. This is further impacted by overflowing from the drains. The drain outside Hillsbrough particularly overflows well after the rain has stopped, gushing even more water/sewage? into the road. It is a worsening problem which needs urgent action from the Council please.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 10:33, Sun 25 October 2020

  • Thank you for your report; the repair 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 as we programme the work on a priority basis (in line with our Highway Inspection Policy). This does mean that sometimes planned programme times may need to be changed due to priority based working.
    Please be assured this problem 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:
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 10:41, Thu 12 November 2020

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:06, Thu 12 November 2020

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    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:17, Fri 24 December 2021

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