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Narrow path due to overgrowth

Reported via mobile in the Footpath / pavement problem category anonymously at 13:51, Thursday 21 January 2021

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

The whole path down the approach road next to the green railway fence is clogged with overgrowth (thorn bushes, leaves and dirt) making the path narrow at the best of times let alone when taking my little one for a walk in our buggy as you can see from the picture. It is like this and worse in other places from the bath road all the way up to Taplow Train station. It needs to be cleared to make return the path to its full width as pushing a buggy along the curb next to a road where people are travelling 40 MPH is not acceptable.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 13:51, 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 10:18, Monday 25 January 2021

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