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Parking outside village shop and in the areas marked as doorway blocking line of site for cars coming out of Henfield View. This makes it incredibly dangerous and there have been quite a few near misses.

Reported in the Road Traffic Signs and Road Markings category anonymously at 19:40, Wednesday 7 August 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 6 minutes later

The markings outside the shop need to be re done and the shop owner needs to be asked to remove his sandwich boards to avoid blocking line if sight

Council ref: ENQ19839745

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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 19:45, Wednesday 7 August 2019

  • This problem was reported to you in November and December 2017 and still no action has been taken. There is no sight line because of inconsderate parking in this area and worn road markings. Also pedestrians are unable to use the footway. Please deal with this urgently as an accident is more than likely to happen.

    Posted anonymously at 13:56, Thursday 8 August 2019

  • This is a very dangerous road to pull out onto from Henfield View. Cars, lorries and vans parked at the Stores often obscure the view so one sometimes has to edge out slowly and take ones chances. Not ideal and I feel this is an accident waiting to happen.

    Posted anonymously at 17:04, Thursday 8 August 2019

  • Really dangerous pulling out of here - blindly inching forwards hoping timing is on your side. The parked cars make it blind and people speeding through the village make it especially dangerous.

    Posted anonymously at 13:54, Friday 9 August 2019

  • I would like to add to the list of correspondents on this issue. I live on the lane and I've always assumed that it is only a matter of time before we have an accident when pulling out, so poor is the visibility at times.

    Posted anonymously at 15:27, Friday 9 August 2019

  • I, too, would like to add to the list of correspondents on this issue. I have had a couple of 'near misses' turning right out of Henfield View when my sightline has been obstructed by vehicles visiting the shop have been parked too close to the corner

    Posted anonymously at 16:52, Tuesday 13 August 2019

  • My letter to OCC received no action other than an unsatisfactory response via fix my street and the case changed to closed status. On advice from one of you staff I emailed again at the end of July but still I have had no response. I can see several other reports regarding this issue and ask yet again that you look into this matter with some urgency and have the courtesy to respond to questions asked. The residents will continue to try and obtain a line of communication as lives are put in danger here on a daily basis and I am still informed that it is a Highway matter.

    Posted anonymously at 12:06, Monday 19 August 2019

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