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Large cleft in pavement

Reported in the Pavements category anonymously at 10:30, Friday 13 October 2017

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

A large vehicle must have mounted the pavement outside number 29 and tore a hole in it. It has been there for at least two weeks.

Council ref: 810770

Problems in the Pavements category are generally responded to within 10 working days.

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  • The pavement has begun to break up a lot more. The area affected is now at least six feet long.

    Posted anonymously at 18:38, Saturday 14 October 2017

  • This has not been repaired, do they have permission to close the pavement? There was no notice of planning posted visibly either, builders vehicles regularly block the entire pavement as well, forcing kids and mums with prams, etc' to cross this fast little road - nothing has been done so far so we residents are feeling a bit upset/suspicious

    Posted by Tony ellis at 11:42, Monday 6 November 2017

  • Hi - not sure how the highways department can allow this, the homeowners have smashed up and then blocked off the pavement- this is a public highway - surely people aren't allowed to do this as they please? Does this mean that I can dig up the pavement outside my house to prevent people throwing their litter into my garden? They need to pay for reparations and get it done immediately, can someone please call me to explain the situation? 07870 815557 Tony Ellis Thanks

    Posted anonymously at 08:34, Tuesday 7 November 2017

  • Thank you for your report, we are now investigating.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:29, Thursday 23 November 2017

  • After visiting site, the build manager ensures me that he will be fixing this issue. I will return next week to follow this up. Regards.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:27, Wednesday 29 November 2017

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