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Parking is chaotic- vehicles reverse into my garage up the kerb causing damage

Reported via desktop in the Pavement and Cycle path category anonymously at 09:23, Wednesday 21 July 2021

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 359533.

I have had extensive damage caused to my garage twice now over the last three years by vehicles mounting the kerb and hitting my garage wall. I would very much like to request the installation of a pole or bollard or alternative at your suggestion into the pavement at the corner to protect my garage wall please. This damage causes me much stress and worry and lots of costs by having to have the wall rebuilt and garage door replaced. I would appreciate a site visit so I can explain the problem properly.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 09:23, Wednesday 21 July 2021

  • 4Thank you for contacting us with information relating to a Highways issue. Your request has been passed to our Traffic Management Team for further investigation. They will inspect the area, look at existing records and investigate the feasibility of the request. They may need to carry out new surveys and consult local Councils or other bodies. They will consider existing budgets and other requests before deciding on the best course of action. All cases vary but this work can often take 4 or more weeks to complete. Please contact us 0300 300 8049 if you would like more information on the progress of this report.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 19:39, Tuesday 27 July 2021

  • Traffic Management have no plans for any further restrictions or work in the area at this time - passing back to Area Team for decision on if they wish to assess and look in to providing bollard following customer request.

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 10:54, Wednesday 28 July 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

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 07:49, Monday 2 August 2021

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