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Van blocking path

Reported in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 11:43, Tuesday 14 January 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1936649.

This van is constantly being parked on the pavement on the corner of Ashley Way and Charnwood Avenue, completely blocking it. Locally there are several elderly people who use walking aids as well as young families with pushchairs.

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  • 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 11:47, Tuesday 14 January 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately Northamptonshire Highways do not have the powers to take any direct action against vehicles parking on the public highway. However, if you feel that road safety may be compromised by the parking of vehicles in this neighbourhood, we normally would suggest that initially you may wish to inform the owners of the offending vehicles, if known, and explain the concern that their parking is causing. If this suggestion is not practicable or proves ineffective and this parking issue continues at this location, then the best way forward would then be for you to contact Northamptonshire Police. Parking a vehicle inappropriately where it is deemed not possible for drivers to safely manoeuvre, pedestrians to pass unhindered along the footway or that access to public or private property is impeded, is against the law and should be reported to Northamptonshire Police’s Safer Community Team on 101 or via the Northamptonshire Police website.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:28, Thursday 16 January 2020

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