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Extreme deterioration by cars parking on in tarmac service strip

Reported anonymously at 09:35, Mon 18 November 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council and South Oxfordshire District Council 5 minutes later

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This problem, immediately opposite 25 Darent Place, was reported in May 2019 to Fix My Street and they advised to contact OCC directly. We did hope that the summer months would recover the problem but local residents are parking on the grass service strip and the photos clearly show the deterioration and unsightly condition it has created?! Should this area by either tarmac or a No Parking zone? Your assistance to resolving this problem would be greatly appreciated, Thank you.

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  • After Virgin Fibre works this summer, the area is more uneven and untidy than before. I suppose that this area should be at least a No Parking zone due to the damage that cars can cause to the cables.

    Posted anonymously at 10:42, Mon 16 December 2019

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    These picture were taken yesterday. 28th January 2020. this is getting so much worse, something needs to be done ASAP!!

    Posted anonymously at 12:22, Wed 29 January 2020

  • It would be great to receive an update on this problem as now coursing flooding in the road!!

    Posted anonymously at 10:57, Mon 24 February 2020

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    Is there anybody looking into this verge deterioration? A resolution soon would be much appreciated?

    Posted anonymously at 13:23, Sun 8 March 2020

  • Is anyone going to give an update on this??

    Posted anonymously at 13:11, Mon 20 April 2020

  • SODC or Didcot Town Council is anybody out there ?? - re this ongoing, un-actioned problem?!

    Posted anonymously at 10:35, Sun 30 August 2020

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    These photos were taken three days ago, 7th November 2020, it would be very much appreciated if some update on the progress to resolve this long term eyesore and illegal parking problem could be advised via this reporting medium or should we be directing the problem to a different Council Department?

    Posted anonymously at 17:46, Tue 10 November 2020

  • Fully appreciate that this is a ‘service strip’ so needs to be accessible for service maintenance, however, this long term deterioration following Virgin Media cable installation over three years ago, has not had any rectification by any Council road maintenance team, is this acceptable? Therefore your advice and resolution to this problem would be very much appreciated.

    Posted anonymously at 18:42, Tue 10 November 2020

  • We believe this issue was addressed but due to a technical error it hasn’t been updated on FixMyStreet. We now consider it fixed, but if the issue still exists please let us know by creating a new report on FixMyStreet: https://fixmystreet.oxfordshire.gov.uk/

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:05, Tuesday 1 June 2021

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