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Drain completely blocked with gravel & stones

Reported in the Blocked/Damaged category anonymously at 10:39, Tuesday 21 January 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 11 minutes later. ref: 1951996.

The blocked drain was reported last year, why haven't you done something about it? Due to the blocked drain the rain water is running down the road (Mill Hill) like a river. When it freezes or snows it will be a danger (H&S issue) to pedestrians, cars and lorries. It needs to be cleared manually, not with a road sweeper. Please can you carry out this work immediately.

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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 10:50, Tuesday 21 January 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry - a works order has been raised and will be undertaken within 28 days.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:35, Wednesday 22 January 2020

  • Do you have a date for when the work will be started?

    Posted by Guy Roberts at 11:53, Tuesday 4 February 2020

  • I have received your notification that work will be undertaken within 28 days, this means you have 2 days to complete the work, I'm looking forward to seeing your workmen on the job! While you are in the area there is another drain blocked with stones at the top of West Street, No 2. It has now been 6 months since this problem was reported so don't let me down please?

    Posted anonymously at 14:23, Monday 17 February 2020

  • We are now into March and you haven't cleared the drain that is totally blocked with stones and mud. The rain water is running down the road like a river! Please can you give me a date when this work will be carried out, it has been going on now for 6 months.

    Posted anonymously at 13:46, Tuesday 3 March 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 13:50, Friday 24 April 2020

  • Why is this being reported as fixed?? It most certainly is not!! Both drains on the hill on West street remain completely blocked and in desperate need of clearing out Please re-open this ticket immediately

    Posted anonymously at 13:11, Saturday 25 April 2020

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