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Manhole cover outside making loud rattling noise when driven over.

Reported in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 17:44, Thursday 6 February 2020

Sent to TfL 1 minute later. TfL ref: FMS1983321.

The manhole making the noise is outside 246 Hastings Road. It has been making the noise since yesterday (5th Feb) and is very loud, particularly at night. Please could this be rectified. We would be very grateful.

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  • Thank you for your report. This will now be investigated by our team and we will update on progress within 10 days. If the issue you have reported is an emergency we will aim to update you on progress within 24 hours.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by TfL at 09:58, Friday 7 February 2020

  • Your report has been investigated and we have reported this to our contractors. If this confirmed as a safety issue it will be made safe within two hours. If owned by us we will carry out a permanent repair. If owned by others this will be passed to them for a permanent repair. Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. Should you need anything else or have any questions please contact customer services on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 15:06, Thursday 13 February 2020

  • This manhole issue has now been intermittent for a month. It is back to banging every time a vehicle runs over it. This is a main road and therefore very frequent and very loud. Please investigate if not already done so. It is not fixed

    Posted anonymously at 21:01, Monday 2 March 2020

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