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Not enough space left for pedestrians on pavement. Noisy works (breaking out with pneumatic machinery) with insufficient noise reduction or physical barriers to the public.

Reported via mobile in the Roadworks category anonymously at 09:37, Fri 9 October 2020

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2332993.

New roadworks set up on 08/10/2020 at Holloway Road / Wedmore Gardens under permit EC40002489344 that include heras fencing on pavement to create an enclosure / segregation for work activities / storage. Heras fencing has created a pinch point for pedestrians on corner of Holloway Rd and Wedmore Gardens - this makes passing difficult and social distancing impossible. Works have commenced and have consisted of breaking out of sections of the road using noisy machinery. While workers are using ear defenders, there are no noise reduction measures in place to protect passing pedestrians (e.g. acoustic barriers / different machinery). Also, there are not measures in place to reduce risk of debris from the breaking out inadvertently jumping from works area and hitting members of the public).

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  • Thank you for your report. This will now be investigated by our team, where possible and appropriate action will be taken. We will aim to update you in progress within 10 days

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by TfL at 07:44, Mon 12 October 2020

  • Our routine inspections had already picked up this issue and it has been resolved. 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 07:49, Wednesday 20 January 2021

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