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Public pavement outside 55 Queen Mead

Reported via desktop in the Footpath / pavement problem category anonymously at 11:56, Wednesday 19 July 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4803159.

Contractors dug a huge hole with no notice and sealed off our private driveway. They have filled with cheap tarmac which wont set - occurred 6th July - tarmac is blistered too and moves constantly. It is also spreading on our car tyres too. Contractors told me they were Openreach, but have been in contact with Mark Smith at Openreach and it was not them. Mark has been out to view and says it needs immediate attention. In fairness the entire pavement is not within tolerance levels due to damage over the years, it desperately needs resurfacing. We had an OAP fall over a few months ago - luckily he was ok. It is one step away from BCC receiving a large legal bill. Please, please, replace.

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  • This has been passed to the local area technician to investigate the enquiry/issue regarding the footpath/pavement/cyclepath.

    They will carry out an inspection within the next 10 working days and if required arrange to resolve the issue.

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 11:56, Wednesday 19 July 2023

  • An order has been raised to repair the defect reported, this will be a permanent repair to be carried out within the next 16 weeks. To ensure the highway network remains as safe as possible we will be carrying out temporary repairs on dangerous issues to make them safe, please be assured we will revisit these temporary repairs and make them permanent at a later date, we will also continue to carry out our regular Highways Safety Inspection Policy and should we find any issues we will apply the same rule a temporary repair until such time as we can make it permanent.

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 08:55, Tuesday 1 August 2023

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