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Theres a loose manhole cover just by the traffic lights

Reported via mobile in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 07:49, Wed 11 November 2020

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2381587.

As traffic goes by, noise is loud day and night

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  • Your report has been investigated and we have reported this to our contractors. If this confirmed as a safety issue it will be made safe within two hours. If owned by us, we will carry out a permanent repair at a later date. If owned by others this will be passed to them for a permanent repair. 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 15:34, Wed 11 November 2020

  • The action scheduled for your report should now have been completed as detailed in your previous response. On some occasions it does take a little longer than scheduled. If you have any further queries on this, please either create a new report or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 05:32, Thu 10 December 2020

  • This issue is still ongoing, the noise is getting worse, and is effecting local residents both during the day and at night. The manhole is getting looser and looks unsafe for the amount of cars passing over it. Please address this issue

    Posted anonymously at 10:02, Tue 15 December 2020

  • Current state of the damage

    Posted anonymously at 13:54, Tue 15 December 2020

  • Dear all, this manhole cover is loose and as cars drive over it the damage gets worse. Additionally the noise from the cars driving over it is so loud it can be heard in my flat through triple glazing. I work from home so as it impacts on my ability to take calls, conduct training and generally concentrate. The situation is just as bad at night. This needs to be dealt with quickly as it can only get worse.

    Posted anonymously at 15:07, Tue 15 December 2020

  • I can also confirm the noise from this loose manhole is incredibly noisy both day and night. At night it is loud enough to wake me in my ground floor bedroom.

    Posted anonymously at 19:21, Tue 15 December 2020

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