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3 street lights not working either side of Oxpens Rd Bridge over Castle Mill STream + standard lamp at top end of Castle Mill Stream footpath. OS Map Ref. 509058. These have been 'out' for nearly a month now,and are dangerous at night for local residents.

Reported in the Street lighting category anonymously at 09:58, Sat 1 December 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 2 minutes later

Can't see footpath for walking into my estate near this bridge....and footpath in a rotten potholed state as well. I speak/write as a 78year old woman...not an acceptable situation. With winter time...this problem now starts c. 4pm....

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, to enable us to log the fault to the correct unit can you please advise using the attached map the street light number you are referring to. If the unit is not on the map this would not be owned/maintained by Oxfordshire County Council and would need to be reported to the developer/landowner direct. Unfortunately we do not keep records of private lights.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:52, Mon 3 December 2018

  • Street lights Nos. 1, 10 and 27 not working for over 3 weeks.

    Posted anonymously at 14:16, Mon 3 December 2018

  • Ref: 348677 Thank you for your report; we have logged this as a fault on our management system. Our current policy is for our contractor to attend electrical & structural emergencies as a priority; these will be attended within a 24hr period. All other faults are logged on our management system, for efficiency, these are grouped by area and the date they were reported, and the contractor attends against a programmed of works based on this approach.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 16:35, Mon 3 December 2018

  • Thanks for using Fix My Street to record your problem. We are happy to report that your issue has now been addressed. If this is not the case and there is still an issue please report this via a NEW fix my street report. Thank you

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:02, Thursday 7 March 2019

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