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Pavement significantly below kerb creating trip hazard

Reported via mobile in the Pavement Defect category anonymously at 15:33, Wed 5 May 2021

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

I tripped over when attempting to cross the road from the hotel side of Assembly Rooms Lane as there is a considerable difference between the level of the pavement slabs and that of the kerb stones, creating a significant trip hazard. The difference in levels is particularly great where I fell but is similar for most of the length of the road. I have no idea how long it had been like this but the pavement is severely sunken at the water-side end of the road. I was on my way to a hospital appointment and so had my cuts and grazes sorted out there but the outcome could have been very different if a vehicle had entered the road just as I fell.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:33, Wed 5 May 2021

  • Nothing has happened and the pavement is still as dangerous. In the meantime, my knee appears healed but is still painful if I try to kneel on it.

    Posted anonymously at 21:06, Wed 26 May 2021

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 21:06, Wed 26 May 2021

  • 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 17:28, Wed 11 May 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 2708392 in your new report if it is an update on this one.