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Blocked drain on Church Lane

Reported via mobile in the Blocked drain: Blockage inside drain category anonymously at 23:37, Mon 26 December 2022

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 4059420.

There is a blocked drain outside 2 Church Lane that results in the whole width of the road flooding during heavy rainfall.

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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 Blocked Drain reports are updated within 5 working days once we decide what action to take. To find out what we do and why it might take longer, please visit https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/ fmsroads07

    If you have more information about the issue you can add an update to this report.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Systems Team at 23:38, Mon 26 December 2022

  • The road is actually flooded outside number 2, number 3 and number 4. Rather than just send the chaps to clean the drain out, why don't you do something about it properly? We have lived here for 35 years and the problem has existed for 35 years. We can't get out of our houses until it clears.

    Posted anonymously at 09:26, Wed 28 December 2022

  • We've looked into this report and passed the details on to our contractor. They will plan and carry out any work needed. 4 out of 5 issues are updated within 26 working days.

    To find out what we do and why it might take longer, please visit https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/ fmsroads08

    We'll update this report when the contractor has completed their work.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Systems Team at 15:54, Wed 28 December 2022

  • Please note the drain between Fieldgate House & 1 Percival Terrace is still completely blocked & the road flooding.

    Posted anonymously at 10:17, Tue 3 January 2023

  • Road is flooded outside numbers 2, 3 and 4 Percival Terrace again so again, we can't get out of our property. Same issue as for the last 35 years! How many times do we have to ask for this to be sorted properly?

    Posted anonymously at 08:54, Thu 12 January 2023

  • This section of the road is completely flooded again today. The road continues to flood when there is heavy rain. Please bear in mind this is a road leading to the local primary school. Pedestrians are unable to walk to the school and have to take alternative routes with young children.

    Posted by Lauren Martinez at 09:07, Thu 12 January 2023

  • An update from the parish council to say that lots of children are struggling to get through the water, to the extent they're relying on piggy backs because their wellies aren't high enough, or are having to do a long detour which isn't ideal for their young legs. They're arriving at school with clothes and shoes which is also impacting teaching and learning, so is causing a fair amount of disruption.

    Posted anonymously at 09:16, Thu 12 January 2023

  • The council’s apathetic attitude to a totally blocked road beggars belief. Three consecutive days & reports have resulted in NO ACTION. The postman had to borrow dry socks & a pair of wellies to complete his round. The primary school children had to make detours & our driveway is being eroded by the bow wave of passing 4x4’s THANKS FOR YOUR CARE BANES.

    Posted by Dennis Glover at 11:15, Sat 14 January 2023

  • Please deploy a suitable level of resource to get this resolved permanently.

    The road has been only just passable in a car and not possible for young children to walk through on the way to school. It is also forcing local elderly residents to make a long detour in order to be able to access local amenities.

    Please look to restore adequate drainage rather than just pushing the water away and not properly restoring the drains.

    Posted anonymously at 11:22, Sat 14 January 2023

  • ‘We’ve recently performed a cleansing exercise in our system to close down all outstanding jobs that were completed some time ago. This closure is for reference only and you do not need to do anything’.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Systems Team at 12:09, Mon 26 June 2023
    Moderated by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 12:19, Mon 26 June 2023

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