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Flooding on diversion path around building works on Bedminster Rd.

Reported in the Gully/Drainage category anonymously at 17:21, Thu 1 October 2020

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

Flooding/very large puddle in wet weather on diversion pathway around building works on Bedminster Rd. Children and parents need to use this pathway if coming from Marksbury Rd or from St Johns Lane to Parson Street Primary School. Concerned that children may go into the road to avoid the large puddle.

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 17:21, Thu 1 October 2020

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:01, Fri 2 October 2020

  • I have just watched a group of young children trying to use the Zebra crossing near the junction of Bedminster Road and Shepton Walk. The area 30 metres each side of the crossing is flooded to a depth of between 2 and 5 cm and is inpassable. THIS IS VERY DANGEROUS as children and adults have no means to safely cross the road. I have lived in this area for 35 years and the flooding has only begun to occur at this point in the last 12 months. There is extensive construction work across the road, but that side doesn't seem affected. You also need to look at both the building work that has been taking place on the Premier Shop site and whether the accidental discharge of concrete has blocked the draining system or whether the ongoing extension to 74 Bedminster Road has similarly compromised the drains. As a former Chair of School Governors at nearby Parson Street, I am alarmed that there is a serious accident waiting to happen. Let me repeat, this is not something that has happened regularly over the last 35 years and therefore its regular occurence now most likely can be traced to recent building works.

    Posted anonymously at 16:05, Fri 2 October 2020

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 16:05, Fri 2 October 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 13:21, Tue 13 October 2020

  • If the issue still exists, please review the location and the description and let us know by creating a new enquiry on FixMyStreet

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 17:27, Wed 11 May 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 2320555 in your new report if it is an update on this one.