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Pavement around drain cover has eroded away leaving a hole which is a hazard for pedestrians.

Reported in the Pavement Defect category anonymously at 11:42, Wed 27 November 2019

Sent to Bristol City Council 3 minutes later

As above. The pavement around the drain cover outside our house, 5 Julius Rd, Bishopston BS7 8EU, has eroded away leaving holes which could be a hazard to pedestrians.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 11:45, Wed 27 November 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 12:09, Wed 27 November 2019

  • This is the third time I have reported this issue. Until someone recently put pebbles into the hole, you could see directly into the drain. This is now a more significant trip hazard as the hole is getting bigger. If someone wearing a narrow heel stood on this, the back of their foot could fall into the drain causing a fall and potentially a significant injury. The original work to drop this kerb was presumably inadequate as this has already required repair once in the past. Should the original contractors rather than council tax payers bear responsibility for the repairs?

    Posted anonymously at 14:52, Sat 4 January 2020

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 14:55, Sat 4 January 2020

  • The hole is getting larger around the drain and I’m concerned that it’s going to become a real trip hazard. As nothing has been done to date to repair the problem even though I reported it a while ago, I have arranged for the hole to be repaired this week.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 08:37, Thu 9 January 2020

  • This enquiry is now closed. No further action is required.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:36, Thu 9 January 2020

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 1864472 in your new report if it is an update on this one.