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Street light on footpath between Fairthorne Way and Cox's Road, Shrivenham.

Reported in the Street lighting category by Mr Leslie Walker at 09:32, Friday 22 February 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 2 minutes later

This lamp post has been unlit for about a week now and we have had a spate of burglaries in the local vicinity. the police have attended with safety advice but obviously the light id if importance on a very dark footpath. My neighbour has also reported it a few days ago.

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: 350601 Thank you for reporting this outage for an Electrical asset maintained by Oxfordshire County Council. Reports of this kind are vital to assist us in keeping the County in light.

    We have logged your report on our asset management system and we hope to get this repaired as soon as possible. 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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:15, Friday 22 February 2019

  • The light was fixed last week but is still faulty. It now flashes all the time and is also the wrong colour. it is now white instead of amber annoying some of the residents who's bedrooms it shines in.

    Posted by Mr Leslie Walker at 15:55, Monday 4 March 2019

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