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The pavement on bedminster Rd between shepton walk and st dunstans is highly uneven and dangerous

Reported via mobile in the Pavement Defect category anonymously at 19:49, Monday 7 March 2022

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

There are lots of trees where the roots are breaking up the pavement. However there are also really uneven packing stones. In short the pavement is dangerous. I’m eight months pregnant and went over on my ankle after twisting on the uneven paving. This has happened previously but obviously my concern was heightened by the late stage of my pregnancy. Furthermore, as I fell through pushchair I was pushing flipped over and my daughter hung upside down from her harness which terrified me. If this happens when the new baby arrives she won’t wear a harness in the bassinet and you can clearly see my concern.

I appreciate the tree roots are a complex problem but I live in shepton walk and this section of pavement has been horrendous for many years and I’m really concerned about the prospects of attempting a double buggy here, or even a newborn in a sling.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 19:49, Monday 7 March 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 15:04, Tuesday 22 March 2022

  • We will shortly be in touch with an update on this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:37, Friday 8 April 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 16:32, Wednesday 15 June 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 3370033 in your new report if it is an update on this one.