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Shaking grounds

Reported in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 13:05, Thu 12 March 2020

Sent to TfL 5 minutes later. TfL ref: FMS2057812.

I work in Zelas Wine Bar at 216 Archway Road. Across the road there's currently a building site. When a double-decker bus goes over a manhole on the bus lane the whole shop here shakes and the wine bottles clings loudly. It sounds like there is a serious structural problem. It started more or less when the building site was open and they did some very deep excavation near the road. The manhole is about six-seven meters from where I am sitting inside the shop but the impact is felt quite a lot. Recently it's been getting worse. It feels like the whole building might collapse. I suggest that when you send someone to have a look they should come inside the shop and wait for a double-decker to pass. I don't think the manhole is the problem. It feels like there's a beam under the road which the bus presses down on and causes the opposite end to shake the shop up.

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  • The problem has not been resolved and it's getting worse.

    Posted anonymously at 17:40, Thu 19 March 2020

  • Are you going to look into this problem at all?

    Posted anonymously at 12:50, Tue 24 March 2020

  • Helloooo, anybody there?!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted anonymously at 12:05, Mon 11 May 2020

  • Any updates?

    Posted anonymously at 18:55, Sat 11 July 2020

  • Your report has been investigated and we were not able to find any defects or issues at this location. This could be because the issue has already been resolved. However if the issue remains, please can you either resubmit your report with some more information and a photo or you can contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234 or by using this web form https://tfl.gov.uk/ help-and-contact/ contact-us-about-streets-and-other-road-issues

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by TfL at 13:44, Wed 23 September 2020

  • The issue is still persisting.

    Posted anonymously at 18:16, Tuesday 12 January 2021

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