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Both pavements along Rosebery Avenue.

Reported via desktop in the Pavement and Cycle path category anonymously at 17:17, Monday 13 May 2024

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 406656.

The condition of the pavements along Rosebery Avenue is deeply concerning. With numerous young children walking, biking, or riding scooters, as well as elderly residents who may struggle with balance, the deteriorating state of the pavements poses a significant risk. I've taken 40 photos documenting the issue on both sides of the pavement. It's truly disheartening that action hasn't been taken sooner, especially considering my 12 years of firsthand experience living in this area and witnessing the neglect of pavement maintenance. Urgent attention to this matter is crucial to prevent potential serious injuries. Your prompt consideration in addressing this issue is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 17:17, Monday 13 May 2024

  • To be considered for fukll resurface works

    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 12:10, Thursday 16 May 2024

  • Customer who also reported this has said this pavement has been really quite bad and first reported 5 years ago and one of the residents even had a fall a few years back but this was not reported back to us, but customers feel this really needs addressing, also regularly used by children and elderly are living here as well round the corner. Please can this be re-visited for consideration of repair due to the reasosn stated. This will be continued to be reported and they will go the media if no repairs are carried out.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 13:49, Thursday 16 May 2024

  • THis has been passed over to SM team to be considred for full resurfacing in next years programme. Thank you for submitting your Highways report.
    Due to current budget constraints, we are having to prioritise repairs for defects that pose higher risks in accordance with our Network Management Maintenance Plan assessment criteria, the details of which can be found online http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/ transport/ roads-strategies/ highways-asset-management.aspx

    After inspecting the reported issue, our engineers have determined that this doesn't currently feature as a priority for repair. Rest assured, we'll continue to monitor the defect during future inspections. We appreciate your understanding and thank you for your report.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 10:16, Monday 10 June 2024

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