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We live at Sion Hill BA1 2UJ. We are very concerned at the amount of heavy traffic using Sion Hill beyond Sion Road turning. The main problem currently is the amount of heavy vehicle traffic which uses the lane . Developers are using the heaviest vehicles they can.Presently there are at least 4 movements per day of 32 tonne lorries plus large builders skips, removal vans, heavy digging plant and associated vehicles. We are concerned that the roadway which is immediately next to cellars are putting too great a strain on the road and the undercrofts.Vans park on the historic pavements destroying these in places. These gigantic vehicles have to squeeze past parked cars usually belonging to residents, commuters and students. Residents here believe that an enforceable weight limit should be imposed to retain the fabric of georgian buildings and walls. The road surface is subsiding in places and is being destroyed by all this traffic. Are you able to assist ?

Reported in the Damage to road category anonymously at 15:20, Friday 8 February 2019

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 5 minutes later. Council ref: 1536944.

Damage to road surface Trees and possible damage to undercrofts

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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 15:25, Friday 8 February 2019

  • The Hope House developers made all sorts of assurances about where their vehicles would and would not go. The person to contact with your concerns is Paul Willis ( who is the site manager.

    Posted anonymously at 16:17, Friday 8 February 2019

  • There are 2 residents' associations on Sion Hill which between them should have some clout. I think your concerns are also shared with RAs in Cavendish Crescent and Cavendish Road. Contact details at: members-list.php

    Posted anonymously at 16:21, Friday 8 February 2019

  • We have looked into this issue and no action will be taken. We will continue to monitor this and take future action if required.
    The report is now closed, further comments may not be monitored.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 09:29, Thursday 21 February 2019

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