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Continued overflow of the double drain

Reported via desktop in the Drainage category by Councillor Bruce Eggeling Lower Heyford PC at 09:38, Thu 17 December 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

In heavy rain, again yesterday, 16 December 2020, the double drain could clearly not cope with the volume of water coming down hill on the B4030 from the Caulcott direction. This continues to cause water to flow freely in a stream across Station Road and on and down Freehold Street.

This has been reported umpteen times and is always marked as resolved. It is not. This has been an issue for some years and requires resolution which it seems is unlikely to be achieved by putting it into the 'regular maintenance' regime.

It is interesting to note that the drain does not appear of the map in the correct position: for clarity it is a double drain to the side of the B4030 on the same side as the Jehovah's Witness Hall, a few feet up from Station Road. For some reason when trying to put the pin on the map it will not permit it to be placed in the right position: which is a on the side closest to 'PW' building showing on the map.

Council ref: ENQ20882569

Asset ID: 290149534

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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 09:38, Thu 17 December 2020

  • According to residents close by this is still not cleared and water continues to flow over Station Road and down Freehold Street, where mercifully and thanks to recent efforts matters are improved.

    Posted by Councillor Bruce Eggeling Lower Heyford PC at 17:18, Friday 15 January 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Thank you for reporting this issue. The gullyblockage has been investigated and will be included in our forthcoming drainage repair programme.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:57, Friday 5 February 2021

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