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Cracked and uneven pavement adjacent to Skate Park on Ladygrove Estate

Reported in the Pavements category anonymously at 13:51, Friday 10 April 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 4 minutes later

The man laid on the ground in the photo was out running with his young family when he caught his foot on the very uneven surface causing him to ‘turn over’ on his ankle which has actually resulted in broken/snapped ankle and he is laid waiting for the ambulance to arrive!

This path has been the subject of subsidence for a long period and it is not surprising that this has now happened!

Council ref: ENQ20863613

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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 13:55, Friday 10 April 2020

  • This tarmac path subsidence is in several places along 300 to 400 Metres of this pathway which is used extensively by the public and for proms, pushchair, wheelchairs and disability scooters and needs to be rectified at the earliest opportunity!

    Posted anonymously at 12:12, Sunday 10 May 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • This public access route adjacent to the 'loop line' rail track on the Ladygrove Estate remains an unsafe surface albeit there is now temporary signage advising 'uneven surface'; this pedestrian access route is in urgent need of repair!

    Posted anonymously at 18:56, Sunday 7 June 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Pavement has opened further leaving some depths in cracks at around 9” deep. Very dangerous to small children and elderly that use the footpath

    Posted anonymously at 10:38, Thursday 13 August 2020

  • Oxfordshire County Council should be ashamed here, this has to be one of the worst pavements in the country despite OCC fielding many candidates for that accolade.

    Posted anonymously at 20:54, Friday 28 August 2020

  • This pavement is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’; the Ladygrove Estate is full of ‘Fix My Street’ reports and they never get attended too, moreover, the streets are poorly maintained with weeds growing out of all the pathways around the estate, more pathways suffering subsidence and obscene graffiti adjacent to Ladygrove Park School, the whole area appears to have been completely neglected by OCC and/or Didcot Town Council ever since they took over from the building contractors almost 20-years ago!! Please will those responsible get their ‘teams’ working on putting things right or is this the way Great Western Park and any future developments will end up?!?!

    Posted anonymously at 21:33, Friday 28 August 2020

  • There are still lots of very bad cracks in this path along the railway line, all the way from Cow Lane to way past the skate park. The cracks have been reported repeatedly in the past but still nothing has been done (even though the old posts seem to have disappeared). Are we waiting for more injuries to happen, e.g. when the Parkrun starts up again on this path?

    Posted anonymously at 21:30, Monday 7 September 2020

  • Thank you for this report. This section of foot/cycle way surface has been passed to the relevant Technicians for consideration for future programmed works. In the meantime the worst sections are having repairs raised for them. This report is now closed.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 22:17, Tuesday 29 September 2020

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