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Footpath blocked BS8 2YD, at back of Kings Arms pub, 6 Wesley Place

Reported in the Obstruction category anonymously at 18:25, Monday 7 October 2019

Sent to Bristol City Council 1 day, 17 hours, 30 minutes later

The Kings Arms pub have chained all their bins to the pavement. This means pedestrians can no longer use the pavement as chains are across it. This is a great concern for public safety as not only is it a hazard on the pavement for poorly sighted individuals but also it is forcing people including young children onto the main road in the way of oncoming traffic. I would have thought these bins should be kept on their site, rather than blocking the public highway. Further to this, they have now put chains across the public footpath, in contravention of the Highways Act which ensures public footpaths should not be obstructed. It is also being blocked by their wheelie bins (which should be kept on their site) and loose rubbish which is attracting rats.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 10:54, Wednesday 9 October 2019

  • This enquiry has been referred to another team for action. They will provide further updates on the issue in due course.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 11:18, Wednesday 9 October 2019

  • This Fix My Street enquiry has been automatically closed.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 00:05, Wednesday 30 October 2019

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 1796184 in your new report if it is an update on this one.