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Narrow footpath and flooding

Reported in the Drainage category anonymously at 16:55, Thu 19 December 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

The footpath on the north side of Wantage Road, between the hospital and CO-OP is far too narrow for the footfall and always floods when it rains due to the drop in the verge from the roadside.

There is plenty of literature relating to road infrastructure following the further development of Great Western Park but nothing relating to pedestrian infrastructure. Two people cannot pass on this stretch of footway without one moving onto the generally muddy grass verge and this multiplies when push chairs are involved or the schools are starting/finishing!

Please provide future plans for pedestrian infrastructure in the area to address the increase of non vehicular traffic and specifically the stretch of footway highlighted.

Council ref: ENQ19850879

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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 17:00, Thu 19 December 2019

  • Thank you for your report, sorry for the delay in reply but we are working through a backlog or enquiries. You may be aware there was a consultation recently about Didcot and surrounding area infrastructure improvements, also with recent events the County Council is considering the recent government advice on adapting our highway network. Suggestions such as this will be considered as part of this process. This report is now closed.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:02, Fri 22 May 2020

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