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Footpath lifting up with weight of scaffolding left on pavement for two years

Reported via desktop in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 10:47, Tue 20 October 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2349041.

Resident has left scaffolding on the public footpath for over 2 years outside 64 Abington Avenue, plus sand in the road for over 2 months. Footpath appears to be raising, possibly due to the weight of the scaffolding laying on it.

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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 Highways at 10:47, Tue 20 October 2020

  • 22/10 A site inspection will take place and you will receive an update after 14 Days

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 08:23, Thu 22 October 2020

  • 30/10 A site visit has been done and letters have been stent with regards to both the building materials and scaffolding. A further site visit will take place week commencing 09/11

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 17:48, Fri 30 October 2020

  • 20/11 House is vacant so obtained owner's details and a letter has been sent to remove scaffolding and building materials or gain licences for both. A follow up site visit will take place week commencing 30/11

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:44, Fri 20 November 2020

  • 03/12 A further site visit has been carried out and the building materials and scaffolding have not been licenced or removed. Another letter has been sent and a further site visit will take place week commencing 14/12

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 18:17, Thu 3 December 2020

  • 17/12 A further site visit has been carried out and scaffolding and building materials have not been licenced or removed. An enforcement notice will be sent out in the new year and then you will receive an update

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:21, Thu 17 December 2020

  • 06/01 Enforcement notice has been served. A further inspection will be carried out week commencing 25/01

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 18:23, Wednesday 6 January 2021

  • 27/01 A further site visit has been carried out and the scaffolding and building materials have been removed

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 19:57, Wednesday 27 January 2021

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