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On northern side footpath, next to trees, at junction Wycombe Road and Little Marlow Road

Reported via desktop in the Manhole cover broken/missing category by Owen Vaughan at 09:17, Wednesday 7 February 2024

Sent to Buckinghamshire Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5541957.

Manhole cover missing - very difficult to see in poor light; a significant trip hazard on a heavily used pavement. Initially reported to council on 02-Nov-23, but no response from council for > 3 months. Hole is a major hazard and council is responsible for organising repair. Please repair/replace, or arrange with relevant utility company for repair/replacement, of manhole cover on a busy pavement. Thanks for your help.

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  • Almost all manhole covers have some form of identification on them, and it is likely that the manhole cover is owned by a utility company, who are legally responsible for maintaining it.

    This report has been passed to the Highway Officer, who will carry out an inspection within the next 10 working days and if it is found to be the responsibility of Buckinghamshire Highways we will take the appropriate action. If, however, it is found to be the responsibility of the utility company we will report the issue to them, but please note we have no control regarding how long it will take to be fixed by the utility company.

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 09:17, Wednesday 7 February 2024

  • Update - We have carried out an inspection of the area and our assessment is that this issue reported is the responsibility of the Utility Company (Water board, BT, gas etc). We have forwarded the details of your report (excluding your contact details) to them, this means we are unable to provide you with any updates on this enquiry, if you wish to receive updates or progress chase this issue with the utility company, below are the contact details for utility companies operating in Buckinghamshire. To ensure the report is actioned as quickly as possible by the Utility Company, you are able to report these issues directly to them. To assist you, below are the contact details for the utility companies operating in Buckinghamshire.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 13:51, Wednesday 6 March 2024

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location.