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Light out number 7

Reported in the Street lighting category anonymously at 21:05, Sun 15 October 2017

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later

Light out in st.cross road number 7

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  • Ref: 00337706
    Any update on this light please,still not fixed

    Posted anonymously at 19:00, Wed 6 December 2017
    Moderated by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:12, Thu 7 December 2017

  • Still not fixed..

    Posted anonymously at 19:36, Thu 25 January 2018

  • Thank you for your enquiry, our contractor has attended site and found there to be a supply fault. Unfortunately any power failure due to cable/supply fault is outside the control of Oxfordshire County Council and has to be dealt with by the local electricity supply company, to whom this has been reported. These faults may take some time to repair.

    Oxfordshire County Council’s contractor is not permitted in any way to interfere with or try to repair electricity supply faults, as they would be in breach of the statutory safety regulations if they tried to do so.

    Electricity companies generally prioritise supply restoration work in the following order: 1. High voltage faults affecting large areas of housing or commercial premises etc. 2. Low voltage faults to groups of, or individual, housing or commercial premises etc. 3. Traffic signals/Zebra crossing/Pelican crossing. 4. Large groups of street lights (commonly caused by cable failures). 5. Small groups of street lights. 6. An individual street light.

    Once the electricity supply company advises Oxfordshire County Council the fault is rectified we will confirm this within our regular inspection programme to ensure that the light as a whole is in working order.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:57, Mon 26 March 2018

  • Hi,

    Any update on this light which has been out of action for some time now, last update was a power cable fault.

    Posted anonymously at 20:26, Fri 15 June 2018

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