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Pavement obstructed

Reported via desktop in the Pavements category anonymously at 12:40, Thursday 4 August 2022

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

There is now so much clutter on the wide pavement here, that it can be difficult to pass other pedestrians, prams or mobility scooters.

Between the tables & chairs, a-boards, wheelie bins, parked cycles & unpruned trees, there is sometimes as little as three feet of space. What happened to the need for 'social distancing' that the council used as an excuse to close the High Street?

Will OCC please ensure that the footpath is kept clear & the public continue to have priority over commercial use.

Council ref: ENQ22931001

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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 12:41, Thursday 4 August 2022

  • OP

    See https://www.westoxon.gov.uk/ business-and-licensing/ apply-or-renew-licences-and-permits/ pavement-licence/

    Quote from that page "There will be a default no-obstruction condition"

    Call WODC on 01993 861000 and see if they can confirm if the businesses are meeting the agreed conditions.

    Posted anonymously at 16:15, Friday 5 August 2022

  • Thank you for your report. We have assessed it and the trees are on the program already, the aboard are District issue

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:42, Tuesday 16 August 2022

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