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Very slippy path when wet

Reported via mobile in the Park safety issue category anonymously at 10:41, Tuesday 20 February 2024

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 5603615.

On 4 occasions in the last 4 months, myself or the child I look after have slipped on this path when it is rainy. Twice, the child I looked after fell over. It is so so so slimy when it’s wet, and it’s just a matter of time before someone slips on it and hurts themselves

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  • Thank you for your report. We are investigating this issue and will keep your report updated throughout the process.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 10:48, Tuesday 20 February 2024

  • Generally, lichen is not being removed from paths and pavements in the area and this makes them slippery. Many of us are preferring to walk in the road on the worst bits. The upper parts of Northampton St and Harley St are badly affected.

    Posted anonymously at 11:33, Tuesday 20 February 2024

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 11:02, Tuesday 19 March 2024

  • Unfortunately, we have both slipped on this path this week. When it rains, this path is lethal and urgently needs sorting. It's just a matter of time before a serious fall occurs

    Posted anonymously at 20:45, Friday 5 April 2024

  • Thank you for your report. As this park is grade 1 Heritage listed we are limited to what we can do with the stones. We will order signs to advise that the stones can become slippery and to avoid using when wet. Read more about Parks & green spaces in Bath & North East Somerset. http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/ services/ sport-leisure-and-parks

    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 10:23, Monday 8 April 2024

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