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Shakespeare Road Street lighting

Reported via desktop in the Street light fault category anonymously at 19:10, Friday 28 January 2022

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3267901.

Moderated by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:05, Monday 31 January 2022

I reported this problem on the 16 nov 2021. it still has not been repared and its outside the childrens playground. dont you think it is imprortant as there is sheltered bungalows around this area.

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  • After further investigation with Western Power we are sorry to advise there is a serious cable fault which is affecting this lighting. The electrical supply to this lighting was by an overhead cable which was damaged and so removed for public safety.

    The works to re-connect the supply require the excavation of trenching and the installation of underground cable. This works has been ordered from Volker Highways, the term maintenance contractor for street lighting, and we are waiting for confirmation of their start date.

    Although the lights will be out for a while longer, we hope you can appreciate this is not a straight forward repair, and our intention is to install a more reliable source of supply for the future with easier maintenance.

    When we have a time frame for this work we shall confirm this here.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:29, Monday 31 January 2022

  • Further to the above update we confirm we are hoping to arrange some temporary solar lights to be placed on site to help light the area in the meantime.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 10:51, Thursday 3 February 2022

  • The broken and uneven footpath in Shakespeare Road still hasn't been fixed resident's with walking aids have to walk on road footpath so uneven in front of sheltered bunglows

    Posted anonymously at 22:24, Tuesday 8 February 2022

  • Further to the above comments above pavements, the lighting department are unable to address issues with uneven pavements. We confirm your comments have been passed to the highway team so they can look into this matter.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 10:13, Wednesday 9 February 2022

  • We understand 3 new lights have been installed and are now working, Further work is due to light 3,4,5 Shakespeare Road and also the lights along the cycle track. Our contractors have been instructed for this work and will undertake this as soon as possible. This report is now closed but further comments may be added as needs be.

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 16:31, Wednesday 27 April 2022

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