The pothole is in Finch Lane, Little Chalfont HP7 9NE outside Brambling Cottage which is the far end of the terrace of cottages. The lane is single track at this point.
Reported via desktop in the Pothole category anonymously at 20:32, Saturday 8 April 2023
Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4413662.
Its nearly two foot square and some three inches deep.The pothole is approx in the centre of the single track lane. Very difficult to avoid when turning for entering/exiting our drive to park. Without doubt it will slash a tyre. Its been present for around a month, gradually getting larger and deeper.
This has been passed to the local area technician to investigate the enquiry/issue regarding a pothole/road surface.
During winter months we receive a very high number of reports regarding potholes or a poor road surface, it's easy to assume that potholes are formed due to roads being poorly maintained but that is not usually the case. There are many factors that can cause potholes, particularly during the winter months when water seeps in through cracks in the road surface, collecting underneath and when the water freezes, it expands and forces up the road surface in through cracks in the road surface.
Our priority is always the safety of road users, so in some cases during busy periods a permanent repair is not always possible immediately. However, temporary repairs are a way to ensure the area is safe until such times as we can return to make a permanent repair.
Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 20:32, Saturday 8 April 2023
We have completed our inspection of the issue and have made arrangements for it to be resolved within five working days.
State changed to: Action scheduled
Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:26, Tuesday 2 May 2023
We are very pleased to tell you that the issue reported has now been resolved.
Alongside our safety inspection policy, reports from the public help us to keep the roads in Buckinghamshire safe.
State changed to: Fixed
Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 14:02, Friday 5 May 2023
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.