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Several potholes along central white line on Upper Richmond Rd between Woodlawn Close and Manfred Rd SW15

Reported in the Pothole category anonymously at 18:13, Fri 25 September 2020

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2312079.

There are several potholes along a short length of road, some are quite deep though taking measurements hasn't been possible due to the volume of traffic. I would estimate that the deepest is several centimetres deep and at least 30 centimetres long. They have been there for several months at very least and are potentially dangerous for people crossing the road. Around the beginning of lockdown I fell one night crossing the road because of stepping on the edge of one pothole as they aren't clearly visible at that time of day. Fortunately there was almost no traffic, but I had scarcely managed to get back up - with a badly twisted ankle - and made it to the pavement before a double decker bus appeared. It could have been so much worse.

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  • Your report has been investigated and we have reported this to our contractors. If this confirmed as safety issue it will be made safe within 24 hours. A permanent repair, if needed, will be carried within our next programmed works for the area or sooner if we can. 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 18:36, Fri 25 September 2020

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