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Mud and debris making pathway unsafe in Jacobs Ladder from Summerfield Road down to Claremont Buildings

Reported in the Damage to pavement category anonymously at 13:38, Mon 3 September 2018

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 2 minutes later. Council ref: 1402974.

Mud has gathered in the steep steps of this path and needs clearing ASAP please before somebody falls. The mud and debris is worst in the area below the handrail which has to be clung on to when going downhill as the path is so steep. Has been getting worse over many weeks.

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  • Thank you for your report, it will be reviewed by the appropriate team.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 12:40, Mon 3 September 2018

  • We are looking into this issue. You can check back here for further updates.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 08:34, Tue 4 September 2018

  • This path is in urgent need of being cleared again. There is thick mud and leaf mould on the steep steps. The area under the handrail was not adequately cleared last time and the debris simply migrates onto the path. The handrail is unusable in some areas due to ivy and scrubby twigs overhanging it. This path is so heavily used by pedestrians it would be appreciated if it was made a priority to clear it.

    Posted anonymously at 14:06, Wednesday 6 February 2019

  • Since I posted this on February 6th the path has still not even been swept and the vegetation has not been tackled. Slippy on wet days and the presence of beech nuts make it slippery on dry days, really no way to encourage people to leave their cars at home and walk to school

    Posted anonymously at 14:11, Monday 3 June 2019

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