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Blocked drain, mud, gravel and flowing water

Reported via mobile in the Blocked drain category by David Stapleton at 20:06, Tue 12 October 2021

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later

This problem has been reported twice before and is getting worse. The drains in Sycamore Dene are solid, the paths are over grown, the gutters are full of silt and a steam continually runs and washes debris down my drive. When it rains all the silt and gravel is washed down my drive. Please send regular road sweepers and empty the drains in Sycamore Dene. Thanks, David Stapleton

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    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 20:06, Tue 12 October 2021

  • For 9 years I have cleared the gutter outside my house and the debris washed down my drive. I am no longer able to do this due to surgery. The silt will now build up and spread across the road. It starts to smell, go green and attract flies. The photos show only 6 weeks of build up.

    Posted by David Stapleton at 21:13, Tue 12 October 2021

  • Thank you for your report. We are currently building a package of works where your report will be addressed when we are next in the area.

    Thank you for taking the time to bring this matter to our attention.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:35, Mon 18 October 2021

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:37, Mon 18 October 2021

  • We are pleased to tell you that the issue reported has now been resolved.

    The reports you make to us are invaluable, they help us achieve our pledge to always put safety first by prioritising the most critical repairs, being available to react 24/7 and regularly inspecting the highway.

    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:12, Mon 21 February 2022

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