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The broken state of the surface of the narrow footpath on Gravel Hill between Friar Park and Pack and Prime Lane.

Reported via desktop in the Pavements category anonymously at 15:15, Wed 18 November 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

This very narrow footpath has been in a dangerous state for some years and is an accident waiting to happen. The surface is cracked, broken and uneven and many of the kerb stones are missing. To add to the danger, it is at present covered in wet leaves so one is unable to even see the broken surface..The path is well used by local residents, many of whom are in their 70s and 80s, and by the many walkers en route to Pack and Prime Lane - particularly during the current Lockdown. I feel this footpath should be resurfaced as soon as possible to avoid causing a person falling into the road.

Council ref: ENQ20880848

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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 15:16, Wed 18 November 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 21:27, Mon 21 December 2020

  • There has been no response to my complaint last November. Due the ongoing wet weather, the leaves have become even more of a slippery hazard as they cover very broken and uneven ground. In desperation, one of our public spirited neighbours has this week spent a few hours clearing the sodden leaves for the benefit of the many who use this path. Perhaps the council would take note.

    Posted anonymously at 14:35, Wednesday 20 January 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Thank you for your report. This section of footway has been passed to the team responsible for programmed works

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 16:28, Thursday 4 February 2021

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