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Street Light not working for over one year

Reported via iOS in the Street lighting category by Bernard Connolly at 21:12, Sun 16 December 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 2 minutes later

The street light mounted on the side of the Post Office Vaults building on the Wallingford Street side was reported defective over a year ago. Since then it has not been fixed and would appear that the cable feeding the lamp has been disconnected from the junction box located above the rear of the building by Kitchen/Bathroom shop. This is a non standard street light , but is an essential part of the street lighting in the centre of Wantage. Pleas update me with progress in resolving this matter.

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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  • Ref: 349117 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 anonymously at 14:32, Mon 17 December 2018

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 00:16, Monday 14 January 2019

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