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Rocking/damaged paving slabs by Castlemead

Reported in the Pavement Defect category anonymously at 16:02, Mon 23 September 2019

Sent to Bristol City Council 2 minutes later

There are a number of rocking and damaged paving slabs on the pavement in front of the Castlemead tower. Vans and HGVs often mount the pavement here to perform deliveries for Castlemead, which poses an obstruction for passing pedestrians and cyclists. So I request that firstly - the rocking and damaged paving slabs are made secure before any pedestrians trip and injure themselves. And secondly - that the option to implement a loading bay for use for deliveries to Castlemead is explored to prevent any further damage to the pavement.

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  • Enquiry raised.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 16:05, Mon 23 September 2019

  • This issue is currently under investigation. We'll provide updates on the outcome as soon as we can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 11:06, Fri 4 October 2019

  • This issue requires further investigation. We'll provide updates on the outcome in due course.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 14:38, Fri 18 October 2019

  • Update - No attempts to resolve the issue have yet been made. Pavement is still in a very poor condition with sunk and rocking paving slabs.

    Posted anonymously at 13:46, Thursday 9 January 2020

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:50, Thursday 9 January 2020

  • This remains unresolved. Walking through here yesterday I had to squeeze past a delivery van, and in the dark tripped over a rocking slab. Whilst I managed to remain upright it was a close call, and someone would not have been so lucky. This is a litigation claim waiting to happen, and the council were made aware months ago. Please fix the slabs. Please put up some bollards at the same time to prevent lorries mounting the pavement. A loading bay is not an option - access would be though a bus lane, and there simply isn't room for a pavement, loading bay and bus lane. The only solution is bollards. There is no need for delivery vans to use the pavement - Castlemead has its own car park.

    Posted anonymously at 09:08, Thursday 13 February 2020

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:10, Thursday 13 February 2020

  • Last Monday woman fell over and broke her Nielsen at this location in several places! Paving is like fun house! Video of existing slabs available! Needs to be cordoned off before someone dies!

    Posted anonymously at 14:51, Thursday 27 February 2020

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 14:55, Thursday 27 February 2020

  • The problem remains unresolved! What exactly has to happen for something to be done on this issue? A citizen almost lost their life!

    Posted anonymously at 20:03, Tuesday 3 March 2020

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 20:05, Tuesday 3 March 2020

  • A job has been raised with our contractors to action this issue and appropriate repairs or maintenance will be undertaken as soon as they can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 11:47, Tuesday 5 May 2020

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