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A three foot high green metal telephone cable box placed on pavement adjoining my property front wall. This is so close to front wall that I would not have access to that bit of my wall if I wanted to repoint in future and was placed without my permission.

Reported in the Pavements category anonymously at 07:37, Tuesday 16 April 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

I cannot access my front wall behind the metal box and it is an obstruction.

Council ref: ENQ19831517

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 07:40, Tuesday 16 April 2019

  • Please see planning application that includes details regarding the installation of this unit. I am not sure if this helps you know but thought it was worth sharing with you.

    Planning app no. P19/S0282/T28

    Or link http://www.southoxon.gov.uk/ ccm/ support/ Main.jsp?MODULE=ApplicationDetails&REF=P19/ S0282/ T28#exactline

    Regards, A local resident

    Posted anonymously at 12:48, Tuesday 16 April 2019

  • No solution to this yet. Ugly box in front of my front wall. Also have they considered it as a hazard?

    Posted anonymously at 12:33, Tuesday 14 May 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Permission was granted by the council for this, they can’t really refuse to grant permission; under the terms of the General Permitted Development Order 2015 statutory undertakers such as utility companies have a right to install these on public land. I would recommend that you take up your concerns with Openreach. I doubt that the council can do anything about it, it isn’t their cabinet.

    Regards Thame Resident

    Posted anonymously at 17:58, Tuesday 14 May 2019

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