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Immediately outside 1 Old Barn Close, Gawcott, Buckingham at the bottom of the steps leading to the front door

Reported via mobile in the Footpath / pavement problem category anonymously at 16:19, Friday 22 January 2021

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

For some years now the path outside our property has been deteriorating to the point where it has now become dangerous. The path has broken up conpletely running along the front of the house, so when anyone descends the steps, they find themselves on uneven and jagged ground. We are both elderley and my partner in particular is unsteady on his feet. Twice recently he has lost his footing when stepping on the path. To rectify the problem, the path ideally needs repointing outside our property, to cover the loose stones and debris that are now showing through. We hope the photos help to show the problem, but they don't really do the damage justice. We hope you can help us.

Thank you

Maureen and Alan Lee

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 16:19, Friday 22 January 2021

  • 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 15:55, Monday 15 February 2021

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