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A drain cover has been badly cemented and exposing sharp and uneven edge.

Reported in the Pavement Defect (uneven surface / cracked paving slab) category anonymously at 11:14, Wed 17 June 2020

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2159810.

On Tuesday 5th May, I tripped, and split my patella. I was rushed into hospital where I had emergency operation and stayed in hospital for 5 days. Since leaving hospital with my leg in a brace I have been gathering strength and increasing the distance that I could walk with a crutch.

Today, 5th June, I walked to the spot where I had the accident and found that, not only is the metal cover, the rim of the paving stone and the cement In such a dangerous state that you had already been identified and dangerous by Wandsworth. This is just disgraceful that Wandsworth Council ignores the state of the pavement.

The pavement in the road that I live in, Comyn Road, SW11 1QB is in a terrible state. Therefore when I am walking anywhere along my road I am extremely careful. When I was walking up East Hill on 5th May, the pavement is new and, in general, a good state, except for the fitting of the metal grids.

Location of problem: East Hill near Tonsley Heights, 128 - 150A

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  • Your report has been investigated and we have reported this to our contractors. If this confirmed as a safety issue this will be made safe within two hours. If a permanent repair is required, we will aim to carry it out within 28 days. 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

    To note all Action Scheduled reports are auto closed after 28 days, the fault however will be fixed within the timescale stated above which may be sooner or in a few cases take a little longer.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 12:57, Wednesday 13 January 2021

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