Back to all reports

There are a succession of potholes on the downward slope which are a serious safety hazard

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 13:17, Mon 21 October 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 3 minutes later. ref: 1813047.

Pictures will be provided. This collection of potholes has been in existence for months and results in vehicles and cycles taking evasive action on a blind bend on a hill. I experienced a near miss yesterday when coming down the hill on a bicycle.

RSS feed of updates to this problem Receive email when updates are left on this problem.

Updates

  • Thank you for reporting a fault. 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 13:20, Mon 21 October 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Works order has been raised and will be completed within 6 months to repair potholes.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:44, Tue 22 October 2019

  • Dear Sir,

    I reported the problem a month ago, but the holes have existed for many months and are a serious safety hazard. I was disappointed to find that they hadn't been reported by Litchborough Parish Council. There is a minute of the Farthingstone Parish Council meeting to say that the Chair of Litchborough PC was contacted some time ago but few residents of Litchborough use that road, so presumably they didn't bother to report it!! I find this surprising. Kind regards John Acres

    Posted anonymously at 15:10, Mon 18 November 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • In my role as Clerk to Farthingstone Parish Council I reported our concern to Northamptonshire County Council on 8th September. To date I have had no response. I would like to emphasise the potential danger and likelihood of a serious accident. Linda Mayne

    Posted anonymously at 13:53, Tue 10 December 2019

  • There are no signs of any action to repair the road from Litchborough to Farthigstone, which is very disappointing. I notice our Parish Clerk has has made similar comments. Would you please process the order to 'get it done'.

    Kind regards

    John Acres Field View, Main Street, Farthingstone

    Posted anonymously at 18:52, Mon 16 December 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:30, Monday 13 January 2020

  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway, the highways team have now resolved the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 17:15, Wednesday 15 January 2020

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