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Langfords Lane is flooded you cannot walk along unless you are wearing wellington boots.

Reported via desktop in the Flooding of a road or pavement category anonymously at 12:24, Thu 17 February 2022

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3318847.

Thank you for clearing the flooding back in January but after the rain we have had this last few days the problem has arisen again. Dip in Langfords Lane between Rosedean & Rose Cottage badly flooded as water is not running through the manholes as they are blocked again and can not deal with the excess water.

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

    4 out of 5 Road or Pavement Flooding reports are updated within 7 working days once we decide what action to take. To find out what we do and why it might take longer, please visit fmsroads09

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    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Systems Team at 12:24, Thu 17 February 2022

  • Even after you cleared drains in Jan, following the recent storms we have the same problem. Drains are blocked with silt, you really need to instigate a more long term solution.

    Posted by Paul Green at 19:46, Fri 25 February 2022

  • Langford's Lane is still flooded with a great deal of mud and silt beneath the surface. This makes it dangerous for motor vehicles but extremely dangerous for cyclists. As for pedestrians they cannot get through unless they are wearing wellington boots. We recently had to let a father and young child go through our garden and into the field to bypass the flood.

    We pay a high rate of council tax and yet seem to get a third rate service on this lane. Whenever the team come to clear the flood they merely unblock the drain. What they don't do is properly clean the road surface which has several inches of compacted mud down the centre. Whenever it rains, this mud and more silt from the surrounding fields blocks the drains again and we are back to square one. Please sort this out properly!

    Posted anonymously at 16:36, Thu 3 March 2022

  • Langfords Lane between Rose Cottage and Rosedean is still flooded, this has been reported to you. March 3rd you emailed to say work in progress, nothing has happened as yet, can you update on what is being done about this problem please.

    Posted anonymously at 09:39, Wed 16 March 2022

  • Yesterdays afternoon and evening rain, the flooding in Langfords Lane between Rose Cottage and Rosedean has returned. I have not had a reply to my email on March 16, enquiring for an update when this work will be carried out. Please can you update on this problem when this work is scheduled to be executed.

    Posted anonymously at 12:14, Thu 31 March 2022

  • We have now closed this report. If you disagree with this decision, please raise a new report. Please include your previous reference number and an explanation of why you wish the report to be reopened.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Systems Team at 10:33, Friday 13 January 2023

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