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Two lights out. Not fixed. Whiteway Road Light 23 and 22

Reported via mobile in the Street light fault category anonymously at 12:07, Monday 11 January 2021

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2471791.

Moderated by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:02, Monday 11 January 2021

You have closed the earlier report when Lights 22 and 23 are apparently still broken. They are the ones causing the blind/dark corner where the accident and injury occurred. When will these be fixed? I am fearful getting in and out of car that serious injury or worse could occur.

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  • As already confirmed light 23 and 23 are waiting on a repair for damaged cable. This was due to be repaired early in the year and we are now waiting on confirmation of a date from our contractors regarding this. We will add more information to this report when known.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:09, Monday 11 January 2021

  • Street light no8 on whiteway rd.at the rear of 83 Haycombe Dr..has not been working this last week..

    Posted anonymously at 18:31, Monday 11 January 2021

  • Our records show that light number 8 was attended on Saturday and repaired. Please can you confirm that light 8 was definitely out again last night? If so we shall arrange another attendance. Thank you.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:54, Tuesday 12 January 2021

  • Street light no8 in whiteway rd Bath still not working as of 11th jan 2021...

    Posted anonymously at 15:59, Tuesday 12 January 2021

  • A new fault has been logged for light number 008. thank you.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:30, Wednesday 13 January 2021

  • Hi. Some workmen attempted to fix these lights but advised that they need to do more digging etc and could not get “sign off” on the day. This is still dangerous. Cars drive well in excess of 30mph and worried there could be another serious accident, perhaps with even worse consequences. When we they be fixed please?

    Posted anonymously at 18:45, Thursday 25 February 2021

  • After attending site our contractors have advised the cable currently feeding these two lights is old and no longer a reliable source of power. Instead a relying on this cable they have recommended a new Feeder Pillar is installed which will be a more reliable source of power and hopefully stop the fault re-occurring. We shall follow this up with our contractors and confirm a date for this works when known.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:22, Friday 26 February 2021

  • Photo shows how dark this area is at night

    Posted anonymously at 16:48, Thursday 18 March 2021

  • 2 lights still out on this section and should be addressed, particularly in light of recent events. Felt on edge walking along the unlit section.

    Posted anonymously at 10:46, Friday 19 March 2021

  • We shall be shall be asking our contractors for confirmation when this work will take place. When we know more we shall update this report.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:06, Monday 22 March 2021

  • April 6th 2021, lights been out for 4/5 months now. Council tax has gone up 5% and this is the service we get! Not good enough

    Posted anonymously at 21:34, Tuesday 6 April 2021

  • Yes agreed. It is weeks ago that the contractors on site told me that could have done it there and then if the powers at be had given permission which they did not. It is downright dangerous. Every week there are close calls including a lorry and a bike the other night, which I saw when putting out my rubbish. More lorries than ever now too due to Clean Air Zone in city.

    Posted anonymously at 22:27, Tuesday 6 April 2021

  • The work to install a new Feeder Pillar to supply the two faulty lights is planned for the week of the 19th April.

    We apologise this work has taken so long to plan. As in previous comments, our intention with these works is to ensure the supply to the lights is more reliable and reduce the risk of the fault reoccurring in the future.

    We trust the lights will work as normal after the works are complete and thank you for your patience.

    We shall add further comments here if needs be.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 12:16, Wednesday 7 April 2021

  • Light No. 22 is now working, thank you.

    However Light No. 23 is not.

    Can this please be sorted ASAP.

    Posted anonymously at 21:12, Saturday 24 April 2021

  • We are aware that part of the scheduled works could not be completed last week as intended. Our contractors will be attended as soon as they can to ensure light 23 is also working. Thank you for your patience. We shall add further information here when known.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:58, Monday 26 April 2021

  • We understand that work has been completed to resolve this issue If there are further issues please log a new report.

    Thank you for using Fix My Street. Reporting issues like this online can help us deal with them more efficiently.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 10:59, Thursday 17 June 2021

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