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Loose noisy manhole cover

Reported via Android in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 12:14, Tue 24 November 2020

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2402997.

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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 13:46, Tue 24 November 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. It’s right on a pedestrian crossing. Please address this issue before a serious accident occurs.

    Posted anonymously at 10:40, Tue 15 December 2020

  • This issue is still ongoing and getting worse.

    Posted anonymously at 13:56, Tue 15 December 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, Wed 23 December 2020

  • This issue has now begun again and needs fixing permanently

    Posted anonymously at 12:42, Sat 26 December 2020

  • This issue is now persisting again after the temporary repair has failed. Please can you send someone to address as the noise is very loud

    Posted anonymously at 10:42, Mon 28 December 2020

  • Current state - drain is continuing to collapse

    Posted anonymously at 12:47, Mon 28 December 2020

  • Unfortunately the temporary repair has broken away and the drain is continuing to sink. The drain is now back to making a loud noise every time a vehicle passes over it, and the rate in which it’s deteriorating is concerning.

    Posted anonymously at 00:04, Monday 4 January 2021

  • The noise from this manhole cover is now very loud and continuous as traffic passes over on this very busy road. The issue has not been fixed as stated in the latest update and needs to be repaired again.

    Posted anonymously at 19:12, Tuesday 5 January 2021

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