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Sign has slipped - cut my sons head open

Reported via desktop in the Road Signage category by Peter Wise at 16:06, Sat 30 October 2021

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

My son walked into the corner of the metal sign which has slipped down and it cut his head. He is about 1.5m tall. The sign is very dangerous and presents an immediate safety issue. The walkway through is not wide and is a risk to anyone his height and above. Serious risk of head injuries or eye loss to others. Just outside Bakesmiths on Whiteladies Road.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 16:07, Sat 30 October 2021

  • I hit my head and scratched my face on this sign due to the fact its dropped down from it's original fittings. This happened at 20:00 on the 2nd of November.

    Posted anonymously at 12:28, Wed 3 November 2021

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 12:28, Wed 3 November 2021

  • Report this sign has not been repaired and a cyclist has driven into it on 3rd November 2021. Please repair the dropped signage as soon as possible

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:36, Wed 3 November 2021

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:36, Wed 3 November 2021

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:47, Mon 10 January 2022

  • We've investigated this issue and don't think any further action is needed at this time.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 12:19, Thu 17 March 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 3093515 in your new report if it is an update on this one.