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All street lamps not working on this segment of a4130

Reported in the Street lighting category anonymously at 01:01, Tue 18 September 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 8 hours, 45 minutes later

All the street lamps on the a4130 (power station side) are not working on the section approaching the roundabout to Tesco warehouse

Thank you for contacting Oxfordshire County Council Street lighting, unfortunately we are currently only available to respond to emergency situations which may have an impact on the health and safety of members of the public, these will be dealt with within a 24 hour period.
Reported faults will continue to be registered on our management system and these will be tackled in coming months.

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  • Thank you for your report, we have requested our contractor attend within 24 hours to make safe. We will therefore close this fix my street report as fixed. 346136

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:25, Tue 18 September 2018

  • When our street lighting contractor (Amey Street Lighting) attended the site it was confirmed that it was a fault with the electricity supply to that lights rather than within the lights themselves, this fault has been reported to the Local District Network Operator (LDNO) by ourselves.

    In much the same way as a typical household, Oxfordshire County Council is responsible only for the street light, but not for the electrical infrastructure outside of its own asset, the cabling serving street lights is provided and maintained by the LDNO, which for this region is Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN). These are outside of the local authority control and subject to a separate regulatory framework overseen by ofgem.

    Any power failure due to cable/supply fault is outside the control of Oxfordshire County Council and must be dealt with by the local electricity supply company and 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.

    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: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:18, Wed 19 September 2018

  • Currently being worked on by the electric contractors

    Posted anonymously at 11:10, Tue 16 October 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • The lights were fixed, but have now all failed again and nobody has been working on them for a long period of time now, the first 17 lamps approaching the landfill site are not working and only about the last 4 on the roundabout are working

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 22:01, Thu 13 December 2018

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