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Gates locked preventing meadow access

Reported via mobile in the Park safety issue category anonymously at 21:40, Friday 8 September 2023

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 3 days, 16 hours, 54 minutes later. Council ref: 4974284.

Gates to Kensington Meadows are locked preventing access from/ to the road.

Please can this be unlocked or the gates replaced bollards as other access points to the meadow.

This prevents locals walking through the meadow. Instead pedestrians have to walk the long way round through the estate

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  • Thank you for your report. We will review the details you submitted and will inspect the site if necessary. You can support our investigation by providing as much detail as possible. If you can provide any extra information, please add an update to this report.

    We respond to 4 out of 5 reports of railings, bollards and post damages within 4 working days, once we have decided on the best course of action.

    You can visit our website to find out what we do and why it can take longer than you might expect. https://beta.bathnes.gov.uk/ how-we-deal-problems-road-network

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Systems Team at 21:40, Friday 8 September 2023

  • 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 Systems Team at 14:25, Tuesday 12 September 2023

  • We've passed this report to another team in the council. They will carry out any further work needed. Sometimes it can take a little longer as a result.

    We'll update this report once we've decide what action to take.

    Category changed from ‘Damaged bollard or post’ to ‘Play area safety issue’

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:34, Tuesday 12 September 2023

  • Thanks for raising this issue. The Council ran a public consultation about Kensington Meadows in 2019 which explored the option of opening the gate at Ringswell Gardens. However there was significant opposition to the proposal from neighbouring residents and the decision was made not to provide new access to the meadows. There are no plans to re-visit this issue for the forseeable future. Sorry....

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:04, Friday 13 October 2023

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