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For many years there has always been a dip in the pavement and a big puddle forming over an inche deep. There is no nearby street lighting and due to cars always parked half on the pavement, you are forced to walk through the water in the pitch dark. This is very annoying and inconvenient to walk around in wet socks and shoes. It is also a deterrent to walking and using the footpaths and an encouragement to use a car instead of walking.

Reported in the Flooding of a road or pavement category by MARK ELY at 10:40, Sat 9 November 2019

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 4 minutes later. Council ref: 1838864.

The pavement has not drained properly in this spot for many years do to the poor levelling of the pavement. Its outside the properties of 65/67 Purlewent Drive opposite the central boundary wall.

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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 10:45, Sat 9 November 2019

  • We have looked into this issue and the appropriate action has been scheduled for future works.You can check back here for further updates.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 10:16, Thu 14 November 2019

  • Could the council remind residents of Purlewent Drive that it is illegal to drive on the footway/pavement and therefore they must not park on the footway. This illegal driving and parking which in addition to the damage caused above also puts pedestrians lives at risk. A simple leafleting of all offending cars perhaps in conjunction with Avon and Somerset would be a start. Particularly bad in the short section down to no 77 where the often the whole footway is blocked and the 'disabled' bay user near the entrance to The Cotswold way approx no 55 who often obstructs the footway - risking the lives of wheel chair/pram users who are forced to use road.

    Posted anonymously at 14:48, Sun 24 November 2019

  • We have dealt with this issue and the report is now closed. Further comments may not be monitored.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:16, Tue 17 December 2019

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