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Deep trench with exposed cables

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 15:06, Fri 27 September 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later

This deep trench was dug without consent when trying to tap into Thames Water illegally on 23 August 2019. It is an exceptionally dangerous hazard and despite numerous requests to the authorities is remains a serious outstanding Health and Safety concern. The cables are exposed and a pedestrian or horse could have a serious accident. It is located in postcode OX10 6JD, opposite the end of Chapel Lane.

Council ref: ENQ19843687

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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, Fri 27 September 2019

  • Still waiting for highways to fix this a month later.

    Posted anonymously at 15:38, Fri 25 October 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Trench remains although now bigger.

    Posted anonymously at 16:47, Fri 22 November 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Questionnaire filled in by problem reporter

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 17:09, Fri 20 December 2019

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