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Gate on footpath before bridge going into Playing Field is damaged

Reported via desktop in the Gate - Damaged/ Missing category by Terry Savage at 20:46, Monday 12 April 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2667941.

The post holding up gate from footpath before footbridge going into Playing Field has rotted and gate is hanging. The field is currently grazed by many sheep who could get onto bridge and fall into brook or into Playing Fields if this gate fails and so urgent attention is needed please.

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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 20:47, Monday 12 April 2021

  • Site visit to be carried out.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 22:51, Monday 12 April 2021

  • The Parish Council would appreciate urgency in this matter as some lambs have managed to escape on to the bridge and are trying to make their way on to the Playing Field at London Road. The livestock could make their way to the main road. thank you.

    Posted by Debra Styles at 10:02, Thursday 15 April 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:03, Thursday 15 April 2021

  • Thank you for update/comments, which have been noted. We are looking into this matter. I would like to clarify that it is the landowners responsibility to maintain gates and stiles on their land and to ensure that their land is stock proof.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:33, Thursday 15 April 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A site visit has been carried out. Works have been instructed for the gate at this location to be replaced within the next 28 days.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:08, Friday 16 April 2021

  • This report has been assessed and a job for repair has been raised.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:13, Friday 16 April 2021

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