Pavement filthy due to pigeon infestation
Reported via desktop in the Pavements category anonymously at 17:21, Thursday 11 August 2022
Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later
Many pigeons are nesting under the bridge structure. The droppings are extensive. Not sure if this pavement is ever cleaned. If the bridge itself is not the responsibility of those using this site, perhaps at least the pavement could be cleaned to make it more hygienic?
Council ref: ENQ22931464
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 17:21, Thursday 11 August 2022
Thank you for your report. I have read this report and assessed the issue you have identified.
To answer your comment "The droppings are extensive. Not sure if this pavement is ever cleaned. If the bridge itself is not the responsibility of those using this site, perhaps at least the pavement could be cleaned to make it more hygienic?" Unfortunately street cleaning issues (including these pigeon droppings on the pavement) are not the responsibility of Oxfordshire County Council, they are the responsibility of the Vale of White Horse District Council.
You should contact them at:
Web Address: http://www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/
Tel: 01235 422422 (Text phone users add 18001 before you dial)
Web Page: REPORTIT (whitehorsedc.gov.uk)
Or contact Biffa, their street cleaning contractors, directly at:
Tel: 0300 0610610
To answer your comment "Many pigeons are nesting under the bridge structure." Unfortunately the A34 (plus it's slip roads, bridges, adjacent footpaths, cycle paths, verges lay-bys and underpasses - including this bridge underpass structure) are not the responsibility of Oxfordshire County Council, they are the responsibility of National Highways. I am therefore closing this report.
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I have, however, sent them both an email informing them of this issue.
State changed to: Investigation complete
Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 08:48, Friday 12 August 2022
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.