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Vehicles parked within 10m of intersection causing dangerous obstruction for cars turning into Wingfield Road from Redcatch as well as cars on Wingfield trying to turn into Redcatch

Reported via desktop in the Obstruction category anonymously at 21:17, Wed 18 May 2022

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

Many cars day and night especially nights and weekends parked right up to the corner of Wingfield and Redcatch causing dangerous obstruction to traffic turning from Redcatch into Wingfield or Wingfield into Redcatch, also. Blocking /parking across dropped kerb so that pedestrians with pushchairs and motorised mobility scooters are hampered and the parking on both sides on the pavement also narrowing the road to the extent that bigger vehicles have difficulties turning into Wingfield from Redcatch. Many of the vehicles up and down Wingfield road are parked facing the wrong way. Big commercial vehicles and lorries also parked along Wingfield facing the wrong direction. Wingfield road is on a slope and the way these big commercial vehicles are parked very close to residential driveways causes visual obstruction when residents trying to exit their own driveways. Commercial lorries parked opposite residential driveways have caused vehicle damage when residents trying to exit their own driveways. There are cars that are parked along Wingfield that’s left for weeks at a time eventhough taxed stay parked, straddling the pavement and facing the wrong way. Commercial lorries and vehicles parked straddling pavement causing obstruction as well as facing the wrong way not in marked parking areas post a serious danger to other road users and Highway Code states that this is an offence that warrants a £1000 fine for private vehicles and £2000 fine for commercial vehicles. please do something about this. This is an ongoing problem and getting worse.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 21:18, Wed 18 May 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 16:00, Tue 27 September 2022

  • This Fix My Street enquiry has been automatically closed.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 00:06, Tue 18 October 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 3535566 in your new report if it is an update on this one.