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The manhole cover makes horrendous bang when driven over... all the time.

Reported in the Utlility Covers category anonymously at 15:37, Wed 5 September 2018

Sent to Bristol City Council 2 minutes later

I just moved into flat 210 and this has probably been reported before. But, I had to try. This manhole cover is right outside my door and makes a sound like two frying pans being smashed together through a megaphone, twice. It literally causes me and people in the street to jump. I have even heard people scream. Its terrifying. I'd imagine it's similar to the Big Bang. You know, the one that initiated the expansion of the universe... It's that loud. But anyway, please can someone look into delivering us from this evil? My nerves are fried, it almost sounds like gunfire, and that's not what you need at 9am, although it does wake you up. I hope I have adequately portrayed the intensity of this issue and I look forward to hearing how you hope to combat it.

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  • Enquiry raised.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 14:40, Wed 5 September 2018

  • Under investigation.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 07:07, Thu 6 September 2018

  • Customer follow up.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 17:45, Tue 11 September 2018

  • How much investigation does this matter need since July 21? It's on a Pelican crossing; the adjacent pavement is narrow; pedestrians start visibly when they hear it; and, sooner or later an accident will occur to a cyclist, or a person with a pushchair when a vehicle makes the noise. Does it take a lot of fixing?

    Posted by Nicholas Hewlett at 18:44, Tue 11 September 2018

  • Customer follow up.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 12:40, Mon 1 October 2018

  • Enquiry raised.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:01, Wed 3 October 2018

  • Job raised.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:04, Wed 3 October 2018

  • Lose fitting to the manhole cover, makes a very loud noise every time a vehicle drives over it. It is getting hit hard by the buses. The noise from this manhole cover gets me every time I am standing at the crossing! Every time! Love the comments from the first poster!

    Posted by James Farnfield at 15:44, Mon 24 December 2018

  • Customer follow up.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:45, Mon 24 December 2018

  • Still an issue - why hasn't this been fixed?

    Posted by Hector Peel at 19:41, Thu 17 January 2019

  • Customer follow up.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 19:45, Thu 17 January 2019

  • Reallocated.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 16:28, Thu 31 January 2019

  • This is still an issue, it scares the living daylights out of me, everytime I am walking past here, I try to get away from the manhole cover as quickly as possible.

    How does it taken 6 month to fix.

    I can't imagine what it's like for the original poster living next to it.

    Would you like it if you lived next to it Bristol City Council?

    Posted by Ttt ppp at 13:39, Mon 18 February 2019

  • Customer follow up.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:40, Mon 18 February 2019

  • Just reported the problem to Wessex Water. Wessex Water said that they would look into it and hopefully fix it!

    Posted by James Farnfield at 14:39, Mon 18 February 2019

  • Customer follow up.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 14:40, Mon 18 February 2019

  • Temporarily repaired.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 07:49, Fri 17 May 2019

  • State changed to: Closed

    Updated by Bristol City Council at 17:18, Wednesday 28 April 2021

  • This Fix My Street enquiry has been automatically closed.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 12:40, Tuesday

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