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Footpath is very uneven and is a trip hazard.

Reported via desktop in the Pavement and Cycle path category anonymously at 11:37, Saturday 26 June 2021

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 358422.

The footpath running from the end of Brentwood Close to the pedestrian crossing on Sundon road is very uneven. Some parts have raised and others have dropped. It is dangerous underfoot especially after dark as the trees surrounding the area obscure the light from any lampposts and the new LED light gives very little and very localised light at the ‘gateway’ fence by the crossing. The worst part is an almost kerb depth ridge at the crossing end of the path which is shown in the picture. This has been bad for at least 3 1/2 years and is getting worse. I couldn’t get my husbands wheelchair up it when he broke his ankle at that time and had to turn round and go up backwards or go round the other way.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 11:37, Saturday 26 June 2021

  • Thank you for your Highways report.
    We have now inspected the defect and no planned repair is necessary at this stage. Please be assured that we will continue to monitor and inspect the road in line with our established service plan.

    Thank you for reporting this matter,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    this is not a cat 1defect but will continue to monitor

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 09:51, Tuesday 6 July 2021

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