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Manhole has sunk into road surface.

Reported via desktop in the Manhole category anonymously at 19:16, Thursday 18 February 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The Manhole cover directly opposite 21 Aylesbury, Road, Thame, Ox93AU. has sunk into the road surface, this causing our 200 year old cottage to shake every time a goods vehicle or bus passes over it, I am extremely concerned that this is causing damage to my property. This is the third time I have reported this issue, the first time the report was closed because I did not include my address, the second time someone reportedly visited and assumed that because there were roadworks further down the road, no where near 21 Aylesbury Road the problem had gone away, without even phoning me to check. No the problem has not gone away, Can you please assure me that this will be taken seriously?

Council ref: ENQ21887912

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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 19:16, Thursday 18 February 2021

  • Thank you for your report. We have assessed it and found that it does not currently meet the criteria for intervention, I found no safety issue, no pothole and it does not appear to be loose or rocking. If you feel this is causing an issue to your property please supply a Structural Engineers Report to prove this is the case. Regards

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 16:25, Monday 22 February 2021

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