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Elevated pavement

Reported via iOS in the Pavements category by Andrew Coles at 09:56, Wednesday 29 June 2022

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Part of the pavement outside Acqua Salata is elevated, probably due to a tree root, and is dangerous a trip hazard. According to the shop several people have had falls recently because of it.

Council ref: ENQ22928366

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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 09:57, Wednesday 29 June 2022

  • So: Option 1: grub around and re-lay tarmac. Repeat next year when the pruned & re-stimulated roots grow ... swell .... and push out the tarmac. Re-do and repeat annually at a cost from limited budget of £ ... ? OR Option 2: fell tree, poison stump and roots (accepting leachate risks ...), dig out and relay tarmac ... ? OR Option 3: accept that in order to balance priorities (sic), people will have to exercise reasonable self-care here ÀND in countless other parts of the town (whilst money IS being found and spent on under-used "Active Travel" , pedestrianisation, etc schemes ... ) ? OR what other PRACTICAL solution .... ?

    Posted anonymously at 13:45, Wednesday 29 June 2022

  • This report has been closed. However the issue has been passed to the relevant team for consideration for future programmed works

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:45, Wednesday 10 August 2022

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