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Sunken drain/Manhole Cover on Croydon Road

Reported via mobile in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 19:02, Tuesday 12 January 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2474696.

The sunken area is causing distressing noise and physical disturbance to the houses directly opposite, specifically when large lorries and buses pass over it.

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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 13:53, Friday 15 January 2021

  • 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 14:20, Thursday 21 January 2021

  • This problem has not been fixed, which is why it was reported. Work has previously been carried out but has subsequently failed. The sunken drain/ Manhole Cover is still sunken and the repair to the road surface has made matters worse. As there are now two deep ruts caused by the tyres of passing vehicles. Every car now dips as it passes through and lorries in particular make noise and physical disturbance in the form of making the nearby houses shake.

    Posted anonymously at 11:31, Wednesday 27 January 2021

  • Doesn't appear to have been fixed properly, need to take avoiding action otherwise damage to vehicle is likely. The quality of repair around the two manhole covers is not acceptable.

    Posted anonymously at 18:38, Monday

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