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No street lights at all down towpath to St nics

Reported via mobile in the Street lighting category anonymously at 17:26, Tuesday 4 January 2022

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

All street lights are not working

Council ref: 3215781

Asset ID: 001450

Column number: 004

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  • SUPPLY FAULT - Passed to District Network Operator (Energy Supplier)

    When our street lighting contractor previously attended site it was confirmed that there was a fault with the electricity supply to that lights rather than within the lights themselves, this fault has been reported to the Local District Network Operator (LDNO) by ourselves.

    In much the same way as a typical household, Oxfordshire County Council is responsible only for the street light, but not for the electrical infrastructure outside of its own asset, the cabling serving street lights is provided and maintained by the LDNO; these are outside of the local authority control and subject to a separate regulatory framework overseen by ofgem.

    Oxfordshire County Council’s contractor is not permitted in any way to interfere with or try to repair electricity supply faults, as they would be in breach of the statutory safety regulations if they tried to do so.

    Once the electricity supply company advises Oxfordshire County Council the fault is rectified we will confirm this within our regular inspection programme to ensure that the light as a whole is in working order.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:02, Thursday 6 January 2022

  • Still no lights in or around Marsh Court. I am one of several residents whom are disabled are too frightened to go out after four pm as it can be pitch black and you cannot literally see a thing

    Posted anonymously at 02:01, Thursday 13 January 2022

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