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2x abandoned vehicles on public amenity land harming appearance of the street. Both are untaxed (one is SORN) and neither has moved in a long time

Reported via desktop in the Abandoned vehicles category anonymously at 14:52, Monday 29 March 2021

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2640942.

Moderated by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 15:02, Monday 29 March 2021

These two cars have been parked on the amenity land to the front of Elm Grove (they are in front of numbers 10 and 11) for some time; the silver one since the end of 2020 and the blue one more recently. Have checked DVLA and the silver one is untaxed and the blue one has been declared SORN so there is little sign either will be moved any time soon. Parking on the amenity land has severely churned up the grass and is making the area an eyesore. Not sure who either car belongs to otherwise would ask them to move them. Have checked with Curo as they are shown as owners of the land but they confirmed maintenance of the land falls to the Council as this area of grass is part of the adopted highway (I presume if it is adopted highway - even though it is grass - if they are untaxed these cars are illegally parked?) Please can it be arranged to have these cars removed and the land repaired?

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  • Additional photo of cars plus damage to the amenity land

    Posted anonymously at 15:03, Monday 29 March 2021

  • 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 Bath and North East Somerset Council at 08:42, Tuesday 30 March 2021

  • We have looked into this issue and found that it doesn't meet our criteria for intervention.

    Read more about Cleansing in Bath & North East Somerset. http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/ services/ streets-and-highway-maintenance/ litter-street-care-and-cleaning

    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 08:32, Wednesday 21 April 2021

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