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Alley in a disgusting state with dangerous glass, bottles and debris around

Reported via mobile in the Pavement Defect category anonymously at 13:33, Tue 30 November 2021

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

The alley running from Gorse Marsh Lane to Hendre road is in a terrible state. The alley is used by many walkers, cyclists etc as it is a shortcut taking you directly from between houses to just across the road from Gorse Marsh park. There is a great deal of rubbish, glass and debris embedded in the soil which is very dangerous. The lane to the side is private, but the public pathway, used by many, is not fit for use and could easily lead to serious injury especially for children. There are lots of bottles and cans dumped along the way also.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:33, Tue 30 November 2021

  • This issue has been reallocated to the relevant officer or team for action. They'll update you on progress.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 15:36, Tue 11 January 2022

  • This has improved considerably over the past couple of years. The residents have steadily cleared their side and improved things there but the public footpath needs attention. Could this lane please be considered for a surfacing of gravel, at least at the further end (as per the photos)? Roughly one bulk bag of probably 25mm grade should do it: Raked out and tamped down along the main public footpath. Especially where it is squeezed between walls. This would solve the slimy sticky mud / slip hazard issue for the path's many users. (Third picture, left side - at its worst as the path disappears in the photo. Squeeze point at the further end towards Bower Court). Thank you.

    Posted anonymously at 09:58, Sat 19 March 2022

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:58, Sat 19 March 2022

  • 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 13:35, Thu 7 April 2022

  • This Fix My Street enquiry has been automatically closed.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 00:05, Thu 28 April 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 3151571 in your new report if it is an update on this one.