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Berkhampstead Road and Broad Street

Reported via desktop in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 12:13, Thursday 14 January 2021

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

The drains, plural, in Berkhampstead Road and Broad Street are blocked and large pools of water have formed at various places in the gullies. This makes it hazardous to use the pavements for fear of beimng splashed by passing vehicles. This is a regular occurance and the proffesed gully cleaning doesn't seem to make much difference. I know that work has been done in this location in the past but a succession of resurfacing attempts seem to have left some drains sitting as "islands" proud of the pools of water that surround them, other drains simply do not drain the water away. You need to visit this area on a rainy day to see the problem first hand.

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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:14, Thursday 14 January 2021

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 11:34, Thursday 21 January 2021

  • 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:
    www.buckscc.gov.uk/highwaysinspectionpolicy
    Regards
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 11:34, Thursday 21 January 2021

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