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Inadequate identification of no through road.

Reported via mobile in the Road Signage category anonymously at 18:45, Mon 10 January 2022

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

I have previously reported, many years ago, the issue with drivers unfamiliar with area using Stanley Avenue as a short cut to avoid oncoming traffic on Sefton Park Road. Cul de sac sign were installed around that time however it remains unclear to many drivers that Stanley Avenue is not a through Road. As a result many drivers who enter the Avenue in error and find that they are unable to reverse up hill for a considerable distance panic and try to do three (often many more) point turns between parked cars, often up onto the pavement and damaging residents cars and there own in the process. One incident caused £3500 damage to my own car and I've had to help two elderly drivers turn there cars around again this evening. A common occurance most days. Please would BCC consider more appropriate signage and/or Road markings to make it clear that Stanley Avenue is not a through road. The unclear cul de sac signs are not sufficient.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 18:45, Mon 10 January 2022

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 10:16, Tue 11 January 2022

  • 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 08:00, Fri 20 May 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 11:57, Fri 20 May 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 3230545 in your new report if it is an update on this one.