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Difficult Access

Reported via Android in the Gate - Damaged/ Missing category anonymously at 17:22, Thursday 9 July 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2193374.

This gate is very difficult to open as it drops by approximately 3 inches when opened and is heavy for younger or elderly walker to use. The latch is also made even more difficult to access from the other side due to overgrown vegetation as a result of poor maintenance.

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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 08:28, Friday 10 July 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. This bridleway was inspected on 10th July 2020. This gate was found to open at the time of the inspection. However, a letter has been sent to the relevant landowner to make them aware that Northamptonshire Highways have received a complaint and request that they carry out maintenance on the hinges and latch to ensure the gate is easier to use should they wish to close it in the future.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:28, Friday 10 July 2020

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