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Birkett Way, HP8 4BH, under Oak tree between 10 Birkett Way and flats 2-8 Birkett Way

Reported via desktop in the Blocked drain category anonymously at 17:20, Sunday 14 February 2021

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

Drain is blocked and acts more like a soakaway. The road regularly floods and last night 13th February 2021 Affinity Water were called out to a major flood in the road and confirmed the drain was blocked and they had to pump into a sewer as the drain was not operating correctly. In Heavy rain this part of the road often floods.

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 17:20, Sunday 14 February 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:
    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:07, Monday 15 February 2021

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:08, Monday 15 February 2021

  • Today the road is flooding again as the drains (under the water in the attached photo taken today) are not draining. We have had the issue many times recently. I have pictures of the road being flooded and the drains not working on the following dates:- 27 August 2020 24 October 2020 03 November 2020 19 December 2020 and of course Saturday 13 February 2021 and today 17 February 2021.

    Please arrange for this to be fixed ASAP. Thanks Graham Yellowley

    Posted anonymously at 15:56, Wednesday 17 February 2021

  • We are pleased to tell you that the repair of this defect is now complete.

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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:44, Monday 15 March 2021

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