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Street light not working

Reported via desktop in the Street lighting category anonymously at 15:50, Wed 22 December 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The street light at the junction of Mill Road and Priory Lane is not working. You are wrong to say that OCC do not maintain this light. It has ALWAYS been maintained by OCC. There is a PUBLIC FOOTPATH along Priory Lane to Abbots Grange which has a very high usage. It is shown on OCC Publicly Maintained Highways map. It is also shown on OCC Changes to the Definitive Map & Satement of Public Rights of Way since 21st February 2006. Footpath reference 293/9/10 shown on the definitive map. There are disabled and elderly people in the immediate vicinity. Please arrange for repair as a matter of urgency.

Council ref: 3195006

Asset ID: 037443

Column number: 002

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  • Ref: 608752 Thank you for your report, this has been logged on our management system which is in the process of being replaced. Our termed contractor will aim to have this repaired within the next 4 weeks. If it is found to be a supply fault this will be passed to the local electricity network operator to attend.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:16, Fri 24 December 2021

  • This street light is still not working. You reported on 24/12/21 that it should be done within 4 weeks, even allowing for Christmas and New Year this is well overdue. Last night there was very nearly an accident when two runners ran across the front of my car just as I was exiting Priory Lane. They has no form of illumination and approached me from the side therefore they did not appear in my headlights until they were in front of me. As always I was travelling slowly at that point and an accident was avoided. Some vehicles travel in this vicinity much faster than I do. An accident is waiting to happen. I remind you that there is a public footpath maintained by OCC, path no. 293/9/10 here. The light also serves Mill Rd and the part of Priory Lane covered by the footpath. Please attend to this matter urgently.

    Posted anonymously at 09:35, Thursday 3 February 2022

  • This is the second time I have reported this light not working. The first time was before Christmas

    Posted anonymously at 21:53, Thursday 3 February 2022

  • Thanks for using Fix My Street to record your problem. We are happy to report that your issue has now been addressed. If this is not the case and there is still an issue please report this via a NEW fix my street report. Thank you

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:37, Wednesday 16 March 2022

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