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Broken retaining wall

Reported via desktop anonymously at 16:42, Thu 27 May 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council and Vale of White Horse District Council less than a minute later

The wall is part of the highway and not within the boundary of Barnards Farm House or Cottage. In other words it is the council's responsibility to make it safe. The loose bricks have, I believe, simply been balanced roughly were they should be but remain a danger to children who like to walk on it. John Cottis, Barnards Farm Cottage

Council ref: ENQ21895878

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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 16:42, Thu 27 May 2021

  • This issue remains a risk, and last week a child lost his footing walking across the top of the wall. I do not know how badly (if at all) he was injured, but there is an ongoing risk of injury. My neighbours have placed warning signs on the wall, but they do not stay owing to the inclement weather and other conditions. Please prioritise this issue: it will be relatively easy to fix. Thank you.

    Posted by Wilf Hashimi at 19:29, Sun 1 August 2021

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