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Road used for long term stationary vehicle storage

Reported via mobile in the Car parking category anonymously at 17:15, Tue 28 March 2023

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4369469.

Van and burnt out sports car chassis ‘parked’ in same spot since at least Aug 2020 (see google maps streetview). Van is taxed every year. Signs it is never moved (vegetation/ tyres etc). No MOT. It is illegal to use the highway for this long term storage. It’s an OBSTRUCTION. Relevant case law is NELMES v HOWELLS TRANSPORT 1977. “The highway is not a store and it is intended for people in transit. Also PITCHER v LOCKETT 1966.

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  • Still open, via questionnaire, 06:25, Wed 26 April 2023

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 07:40, Wed 24 May 2023

  • This vehicle is being stored on road. It is not driven. It’s is not SORN. It is without MOT. It’s a fire risk.

    Posted anonymously at 12:47, Fri 26 May 2023

  • No change. No movement. Derelict.

    Posted anonymously at 09:20, Wed 21 June 2023
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 10:27, Wed 19 July 2023

  • Amazing- the van has moved! Now it’s just the litter filled car frame, covered by a shroud, which is being stored in the road.

    Posted anonymously at 17:08, Mon 31 July 2023

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