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The pavement is on the west side of Dropmore Road and carries a lot of pedestrain traffic between Poyle Lane and the High Street. It is riddled with potholes and unpaved areas full of mud causing a major hazard to the mostly elderley population that use the pavement. Furthermore, in certain places one has to move onto the road to avoid these problems or pass others to maintain a 2 metre distance. This creates a dangerous situation especially as traffic in Dropmore Road mostly does not abide by the 30mph speed limit.

Reported via desktop in the Footpath / pavement problem category by Graham Frost at 12:30, Sun 22 November 2020

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

I have lived in Poyle Lane for ten years and no repair work has ever been done to repair this sole footpath into the village. It is a major hazard and puts users into a dangerous situation with trips and falls that may cause them serious injury or to tumble into Dropmore Road where traffic often exceeds the 30mph speed limit.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:30, Sun 22 November 2020

  • Thank you for your report. We have now inspected the defect and no planned repair is necessary at this stage. Please be assured that we will continue to inspect in line with our Highway Safety Inspection Policy. Thank you for reporting this matter and this report is now closed.
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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:26, Tue 8 December 2020

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