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5 Street lights are not working

Reported in the Street lighting category anonymously at 09:41, Wednesday 16 January 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

2 street lights on the East side of Reading Road and 3 lights on the west side of Reading Raod are not functioning and have not been working for at least 2 months. These lights illuminate a crossing point for pedestrians and their failure constitutes a hazard for pedestrians.

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: 349846/349847 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 13:48, Wednesday 16 January 2019

  • These lights have still not been fixed.

    Posted anonymously at 21:07, Wednesday 20 February 2019

  • Thank you for your report, this is an open fault on our management system, we have recently appointed a new term time contractor who is currently in the process of attending and repairing the outstanding faults left from the transition from the previous contractor. They are working on an area based approach and will attend as soon as possible.

    Posted anonymously at 09:43, Thursday 21 February 2019

  • Light bulbs have still not been changed.

    Posted anonymously at 23:45, Sunday

  • Sorry to say these were attended by our contractors on 20/2/2019 with new lamps fitted in the units. I have attached a map of the area , would it be possible to identify the numbers that are out, i want to make sure they have attended the correct units. I will raise this with them straight away and ensure that they have been repaired as they should have been on the first visit , apologies for all incovenience caused with this outage

    Posted anonymously at 14:48, Monday

  • I reported this issue in January this year. The lights are still not fixed although flagged for action on your web site. The lights which are not working are #9 and #10 on East side of Reading Road (A329) and #12, 15 and 16 on West side of Reading Road.

    This information is sent to you at your request for ID of non functioning lamps

    Posted anonymously at 09:44, Tuesday

  • Just driven past the lights and noticed that light 12 is currently on at 1313

    Posted by Chris at 13:21, Wednesday

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