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Obstruction - chained & locked gate

Reported via desktop in the Passage-Obstructed/Overgrown category anonymously at 13:36, Sat 2 October 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3037669.

I walked the path yesterday 1st Oct 2021 but couldn't open the gate as it was chained and padlocked, thus causing an obstruction contrary to S137 of the Highways Act 1980 Location of problem: PRoW FH10 as it issues onto Crockwell Hill Welton NN11 2LG. OS Grid ref SP 59311 67137

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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 13:37, Sat 2 October 2021

  • Thanks for reporting this a site visit has been made to the location and we have now contacted the land owner to ensure that the gate is unlocked or provide an alternative to the side for pedestrian access. We will reinspect the location after the 5th November to check the work has been completed and update.

    State changed to: Under investigation - Highways Act

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:56, Wed 6 October 2021

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