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Large pothole in the centre of the road

Reported via desktop in the Road surface category by Susan Hoy at 14:31, Friday 26 February 2021

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

Three of us were riding horses on Chesham Lane, going up the hill towards Kings Ash (just past Timberley Lane) when a car went down a large pot hole filled with water in the middle of the road, resulting in water shooting about 10 ft in the air causing mass panic to all three horses. My horse spun around and was hit by the car on both of his front legs. The car stopped an apologised and luckily I was only about 200 yds from my house so was able to walk the horse home and apply ice and bandages, we were all very shaken up and the horse was visibly shaking. As a horse rider our options for riding are very limited and we have to use either this short stretch of road to Timberley lane or another short stretch of road to Kings Lane these are our only options. We would all be extreemly grateful if this could be fixed as soon as possible - thank you

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:31, Friday 26 February 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 10:23, Monday 15 March 2021

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