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Blocked drain at foot of drive

Reported via desktop in the Drainage category anonymously at 15:48, Tue 3 August 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Further to your visit today, we are Haseley Brook Cottage, OX44 7LW the one on the left in Standhill Lane. There is a road drain at the foot of the drive, but it is covered with water, mud and loose tarmac, which is why you did not see it. This is also the case with several other drains in the lane. I can point out exactly where they are, but was not here when you visited. I am on 07979598999

Council ref: ENQ21902474

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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 15:48, Tue 3 August 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We have investigated your report and it has been actioned to be fixed.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:54, Tue 3 August 2021

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:53, Mon 9 August 2021

  • The drain can now be seen but is not fixed because the seven drains leading to it have not been unblocked. This drain links to drain 9 further down and that is blocked. As soon as it rains the drain at the bottom of the drive fills up again with the water stream down the surface of the lane. The other drains are currently marked 'no action', so sending one truck to clear one drain was pointless.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 16:33, Tue 31 August 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Blocked road drains. This was the state of the lane immediately outside our property this morning at 9.04am with light rain. To the left of the first photo shows the damage to our frontage from the streams of water. On the right of photo 2 is one of the 9 blocked drains in this stretch of lane we have reported since last year. This surely cannot be left to 'routine' fixing when the damage is so extensive.

    Posted by Anthony Hawkins at 15:37, Tue 14 September 2021

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