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Ponding on newly surfaced road and footpath

Reported anonymously at 15:09, Thu 25 July 2019

Sent to Cherwell District Council and Oxfordshire County Council 1 minute later

Re: Water ponding on newly surfaced footpath and vehicle access to properties:- "Magnolia", "Clearview" and two other properties in the row.

Location Barford Road junction with Golby Road Bloxham OX15 4GX

The developer of the Wellington Park Housing Development Bloxham Banbury, reconstructed this section of the existing footpath on the Barford Road, opposite the junction of Golby Road (OX15 4GX).

New concrete kerbs and edgings were laid. The footpath and vehicle crossovers to the above properties received a new tarmac surface and the carriageway a new tarmac surface during December 2017. Unfortunately this resulted in water ponding on the newly laid carriageway surface.

The contractor returned nearly a year later and removed the carriageway surface that was laid in December 2017 and resurfaced the carriageway. However, this then caused water to pond to both the left and the right of the footpath and the vehicle access to "Magnolia", "Clearview" and two other properties in the row.

Council ref: ENQ19838730

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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 15:10, Thu 25 July 2019

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