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Slippery plastic mesh

Reported via iOS in the Overgrown vegetation in Council parks and green spaces category anonymously at 11:33, Wednesday 7 October 2020

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 2 hours, 37 minutes later. Council ref: 2329712.

Grass mesh on sloping path from Cotswold Way towards Weston Park is very dangerous to walk on. It is very slippery, especially when it is wet or there is dew. It is very difficult to navigate this popular path.

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  • Thank you for this report. We will review the details and carry out an inspection of the site if required.

    9 out of 10 Pavement Damage reports are updated within 10 working days once we decide what action to take. To find out what we do and why it might take longer, please visit https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/ fmsroads06

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    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Systems Team at 11:33, Wednesday 7 October 2020

  • Thanks for flagging this up. we're aware of the problem and are waiting for a quote to install an alternative surface (probably steps). We'll get this done as soon as we can so please bear with us in the meantime.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 12:32, Wednesday 7 October 2020

  • We've looked into this report and are investigating the issue.
    We will update this report once we decide what action to take.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Systems Team at 12:39, Wednesday 7 October 2020

  • Category has been changed for this report from Highways Maintenance to Parks as they have confirmed they are investigating the issue.

    Category changed from ‘Damage to pavement’ to ‘Obstructive vegetation’

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:10, Wednesday 7 October 2020

  • Thanks for flagging this up. We're waiting for a contractor to replace the plastic mesh with a more suitable surface which may take several weeks before it can be done. We'll install signs ASAP warning people about the hazard and would advise the public to use alternative routes until we can get the surface replaced.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:19, Thursday 29 October 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 14:33, Wednesday 4 November 2020

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