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Garage block entrance between no 23 and 25 Churchill Road, LU6 3LU

Reported via desktop in the Flooded Property category anonymously at 13:31, Tuesday 2 July 2024

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 408727.

Over a number of years the highways drains on Lowther Road have not been able to deal with heavy rain and the result is that surface water runs down Churchill Road into out garage block and the drain at the top of the garage block entrance cannot cope with the water and as a result the garage block and garages flood on a regular basis. The water over the years has eroded the entrance/exit now causing problems to residents getting in/out of the block.

I reported this issue in 2021 and in August 2023 I raised the issue directly with Highways via Jack Bowers, sending videos in of the problem we are experiencing. No resolution has been found and no contact received about a resolution. The water is also causing patched potholes to fail and we now have a number of potholes still waiting for repair. The potholes are being eroded by the water.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 13:31, Tuesday 2 July 2024

  • Further flooding happening now. 9 July 2024 @. 17.31

    [ This update contains a photo, see: https://www.fixmystreet.com/ photo/ c/ 15654491.0.full.jpeg?6a9a4169 ]

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 17:31, Tuesday 9 July 2024

  • Further flooding happening now. 9 July 2024 @. 17.31

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted anonymously at 17:31, Tuesday 9 July 2024

  • Thank you for contacting us with information relating to a Highways issue. This gully/gullies have been programmed for routine cleansing which will be taking place in the near future. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/ transport/ report/ gully-cleaning.aspx

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 14:03, Wednesday 10 July 2024

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