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Subsidence/sinking of the footpath

Reported in the Pothole / Failed Reinstatement category anonymously at 17:26, Tuesday 21 July 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2210724.

Subsidence/sinking of the footpath impacting on the adjacent properties. This has been reported many times in the past by other neighbours only for the 'sticking plaster' applied to address the issue (later of tar to the surface). It has been found by KBC (Kettering Borough Council) that there is a hollow space beneath, which is also potentially a habitat for rats and a rat run (seen), already reported to KBC. This also may have impacted upon the sewer also immediately adjacent and Anglia Water are aware. KBC have indicated the footpath is part of the highway and to be reported to NCC/Highways/Street Doctor. I have also discussed with the local councillor. This issue needs to be explored. Please also contact me should you be in any doubt about the issue I am reporting!

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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 17:27, Tuesday 21 July 2020

  • Site meeting Arranged with householder.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:42, Monday 27 July 2020

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