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Blocked drain on the right hand side of Wilton Lane (as you drive up from Longbottom Lane) up against the verge just past 'Rosemullion'.

Reported via mobile in the Blocked drain category by Cllr Carl Jackson at 16:55, Sun 26 November 2023

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5254458.

The drain was found recently under layers of mud and soil, so I'm not sure if it's even logged on the Council's system. Either way, it's full of mud and currently no use as a drain. Given the regular flooding of the lane in wet weather, it would be useful to get this drain cleared.

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  • This has been passed to the Local Area Technician to investigate.

    We know that an important part of any road network is the drainage system which is designed to carry water away from the road surface. Even when a gully is clean and well maintained it will only cope with a certain volume of water at one time, a sudden and heavy downpour can still cause flooding especially if the road is in a low lying area.

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 16:55, Sun 26 November 2023

  • Update

    We have completed our inspection of the issue and have made arrangements for it to be resolved within 6-8 weeks.

    Please be assured, we will continue to monitor the area in line with our Highways Safety Inspection Policy

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 13:12, Tue 28 November 2023

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