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LIGHTS are out by number 61 vanner road ox28 1ll

Reported in the Street lighting category anonymously at 20:17, Monday 4 February 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

Lights out, as been out for a few days

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  • Ref: 350379 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 08:48, Tuesday 5 February 2019

  • How long to fix a light , there are old people who live by who will not go out to the garage because its so dark

    Posted anonymously at 13:58, Wednesday 20 February 2019

  • Oxfordshire County Council have recently appointed new term maintenance contractors to manage our electrical highway assets within Oxfordshire, however they are currently dealing with a small backlog of outstanding faults from the transition from the old contractor to the new. Our aim is to get as many faults as possible rectified, however this will be based on an area approach. Apologies for any inconvenience caused while this asset is out of operation.

    Kind regards The Electrical – Lighting Team

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:06, Wednesday 20 February 2019

  • The street light is still not working. That area of the street is really dark at night, and although it is a cul de sac there is a footpath down on to the Hailey Road, and lots of people go along the street to get to the footpath. It is impossible to see the pavement and kerb at that point in the dark and a lot of the residents of that part of Vanner Road are elderly - at least one couple are nearly 90 years of age. If an accident occurs as a result of this light not functioning, there could be serious repercussions not only for them but in terms of possible compensation claims.

    Posted anonymously at 14:21, Tuesday 19 March 2019

  • Thank you for your report, due to the amount of time the light has been out and the location, we have requested our contractors prioritise.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 16:35, Tuesday 19 March 2019

  • Thank you very much. That's good to know. Having looked again, there's actually no pavement along that stretch of road, which makes it even more dangerous as everyone has to walk in the road. I am sure the residents will be delighted when the light is fixed.

    Posted anonymously at 19:40, Tuesday 19 March 2019

  • 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 16:32, Tuesday 4 June 2019

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