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Pavement and pathway near church

Reported via mobile in the Pavement and Cycle path category anonymously at 14:30, Tue 24 August 2021

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 360821.

Several complaints have been raised to the parish council with regards to wheelchair access both along the pavement in front of the church and the pathway to the church . The pathways to the church needs some attention as it’s not wheelchair friendly

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 14:30, Tue 24 August 2021

  • Thank 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 08:40, Wed 22 September 2021

  • Thank you for contacting us in relation to the footway and footpath at The Grove in proximity to the Church. An Officer will visit the site to better understand the issues raised, however it is unlikely we would be able to widen the footway outside the Church as this would impact negatively on the Highway width and is considered a key constraint. Once a visit has been completed, we will provide a further update. Thank you once again.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 14:58, Mon 27 September 2021

  • The Grove footway was inspected and details have been passed across to the Area team who are responsible for maintenance. They have confirmed that their budget for this financial year is fully committed, however they will review in the new financial year. I have made a note to contact the team in April 2022 to ensure this is revisited. Unfortunately, carriageway width prevents any further widening of the existing footway. Your request to improve the informal footpath leading to church on the west side will also be considered next year by the Area team. Thank you once again for your feedback

    State changed to: Duplicate

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 15:08, Wed 13 October 2021

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