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Residents trailers hitch overhangs the public footpath

Reported in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 17:45, Sunday 26 April 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 2097733.

The residents trailers hitch over hangs the footpath. Causing a danger, where I caught my leg on whilst walking. Needs to be set back on the property. Has been there for a while cannot be seen in the dark.

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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 17:50, Sunday 26 April 2020

  • An inspection on 06/08/20 showed that the trailer hitch is protruding 6-8cm over the footway. Given that the footway is c. 2.1m wide at this point and the trailer had no room to move back further, no direct enforcement action can be taken. A letter will be sent to the owner informing them of the issue and requiring that they take some measures to maximise the visibility of the hitch.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 10:53, Monday 10 August 2020

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