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2 streetlights are out

Reported in the Street lighting category anonymously at 12:53, Friday 9 August 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 2 minutes later

2 streetlights are out

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  • In Stuart Way, Thame, street lights number 1 and 2 are not working. The street is in darkness, and they both need fixing asap please.

    Posted anonymously at 22:33, Friday 9 August 2019

  • Ref:00356946 & 00356947 Thank you for your report, OCC are now responding to out of lights within the contracted timescales of attending site within 7 days for repairs. If there is a cable fault this will be passed to the Electricity company to repair and will take longer, it will depend on the resources which the District Service Operator has. Thank you

    Posted anonymously at 12:38, Monday 12 August 2019

  • The 2 street lights are still not working It’s very dark in this road Street Lights: Number 1 Number 2

    Posted anonymously at 10:21, Thursday 22 August 2019

  • Street light no 2 Stuart Way has been fixed but streetlight number 1 is still not working. This is on the junction with Langdale so leaves a junction in the dark! This has been reported before but is still not fixed!

    Posted anonymously at 21:56, Tuesday 27 August 2019

  • Street light number 1 - Stuart Way

    SUPPLY FAULT - Passed to District Network Operator (Energy Supplier)

    When our street lighting contractor previously attended site it was confirmed that there was a fault with the electricity supply to that lightsrather than within the lights themselves, this fault has been reported to the Local District Network Operator (LDNO) by ourselves.

    In much the same way as a typical household, Oxfordshire County Council is responsible only for the street light, but not for the electrical infrastructure outside of its own asset, the cabling serving street lights is provided and maintained by the LDNO; these are outside of the local authority control and subject to a separate regulatory framework overseen by ofgem.

    Oxfordshire County Council’s contractor is not permitted in any way to interfere with or try to repair electricity supply faults, as they would be in breach of the statutory safety regulations if they tried to do so.

    Once the electricity supply company advises Oxfordshire County Council the fault is rectified we will confirm this within our regular inspection programme to ensure that the light as a whole is in working order.

    Posted anonymously at 09:34, Wednesday 28 August 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 15:19, Tuesday 1 October 2019

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