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Drains and flooding Tring Road onto The Avenue

Reported via desktop in the Surface water on Highway category anonymously at 17:22, Sunday 2 January 2022

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 365301.

Along Tring Road leading down onto The Avenue, the council created a raised lip due to water flowing down onto The Avenue. This has not worked, such that when there is torrential rain, a large volume of rain water runs into The Avenue creating a flood. It is considered that in reality there are not enough drains to deal with the water. The residents of The Avenue have undertaken some additional drain works and installed 3 cubic meter of soak away crates to help with the situation, this has helped, but during a recent period of heavy rain The Avenue flooded. The excess water from Tring Road needs to be addressed.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 17:22, Sunday 2 January 2022

  • Thank you for contacting us with information relating to a Highways issue. We plan to inspect the site during the next instance of significant rainfall (that takes place during working hours) and decide on the best course of action.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 15:56, Thursday 6 January 2022

  • Thank you for submitting your Highways report.
    Our engineers have inspected the area and are satisfied that no further action is required at this time.

    inspected today and both gulleys are clear, no sign of any water ponding, we will continue to monitor this area.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 16:17, Monday 10 January 2022

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