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The street light cover was blown off by the wind, wires and internal fittings are hanging loose

Reported in the Street lighting category anonymously at 13:45, Wed 1 March 2017

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

The strong winds during the weekend of 25-26 February 2017 blew the cover off the street light outside no. 3 Quartermain Close, Oxford, OX4 4AP. Now the internal light fittings and wires are hanging loose, exposed to the weather, and the light is no longer working.

Thank you for contacting Oxfordshire County Council Street lighting, unfortunately we are currently only available to respond to emergency situations which may have an impact on the health and safety of members of the public, these will be dealt with within a 24 hour period.
Reported faults will continue to be registered on our management system and these will be tackled in coming months.

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  • Thank you for your report; we have logged this as a fault on our management system. Our current policy is for our contractor to attend electrical & structural emergencies as a priority; these will be attended within a 24hr period. All other faults are logged on our management system, for efficiency, these are grouped by area and the date they were reported, and the contractor attends against a programmed of works based on this approach.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:00, Wed 1 March 2017

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