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Dangerous metal spike behind gate entering field

Reported in the Passage-Obstructed/Overgrown category by Martin Gorrod on behalf of Welford Parish Council at 14:30, Mon 3 June 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1647450.

Land owner has inserted a metal stake into the ground behind the footpath gate. This has 3 impacts on walkers: 1. It restricts the opening of the gate, restricting access to the right of way. 2. The metal stake is a significant trip hazard to walkers 3. The top of the metal stake is split metal which is a significant health and safety risk to walkers should they trip and fall onto the stake.

This has been notified to Welford Parish Council as a potential health and safety issue

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 10:05, Tue 4 June 2019

  • Apologies for the delay in getting back to you, it is our plan to adjust gate and remove spike and turn gate into kissing gate but funds did not allow 2019/2020, it is now planned to carry out works in new financial year

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 08:38, Wednesday 11 March 2020

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