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8 sleepers need to be put bk into ground next to garages on Ashley Avenue

Reported via desktop in the Railings, bollard, & post damage category by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 12:31, Thu 26 November 2020

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2406365.

Someone has tried to take 8 sleepers out of the ground, please can these be placed back in the ground properly, before they are actually taken or someone trips over them.

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

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Systems Team at 12:32, Thu 26 November 2020

  • These sleepers form the boundary to the old coal yard which the Council owns. The metal fence within the yard has also been moved; it is likely that the sleepers were being stolen but the culprits were disturbed. The yard is now accessible to squatters or vandals. Please secure the boundary and fix a metal retainer to hold the sleepers in place. There was a previous attempted theft some time ago.

    Posted anonymously at 14:00, Thu 26 November 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 14:07, Fri 27 November 2020

  • I met a highways inspector on the site by chance making a prompt visit but nothing further has been done. I believe this was reported to Property Services and I want to know whether the site will be secured soon in a way which prevents vandalism and incursion, thanks

    Posted anonymously at 15:01, Tue 15 December 2020

  • As of today there is no sign of work to secure the boundary and the site, which is still open to incursions and vandalism. Is any action planned?

    Posted anonymously at 15:33, Monday

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