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Very loud manhole cover needs repair again

Reported via mobile in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 05:59, Thursday 22 October 2020

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2351993.

This manhole cover was filled in with cement two weeks ago but it has already become dislodged and is very loud when cars drive over it. As it is a busy road it is disturbing all night. This has been an ongoing issue for 3/4 months.

The manhole cover is on New Cross Road, at the Pepys Road junction.

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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 12:25, Thursday 22 October 2020

  • The hole around the manhole cover has got larger and cars are lurching when they drive over it. Not only is it loud for residents, it could also cause an accident. Please can this be looked at urgently?

    Posted anonymously at 20:47, Thursday 22 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 10:36, Monday 26 October 2020

  • Hello,

    This was repaired two days ago, however the manhole cover is already loose again and makes a noise when cars drive over it. Please can you change the status back from fixed as it is still not sufficiently repaired.

    Posted anonymously at 07:33, Tuesday 27 October 2020

  • Unfortunately we have not been able to fix this within the timescale that we originally told you. This is in progress and we hope to have it fixed soon. Should you need anything else or have any questions please contact customer services on 0343 222 1234

    Posted by TfL at 20:45, Thursday 29 October 2020

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