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Manhole cover is rocking

Reported via desktop in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 18:16, Thu 17 June 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2799481.

Since workmen were working in the manhole the other day, the manhole cover rocks every time a vehicle runs over it. This is a bus route so it goes on all day and night. Vey loud and keeps people living here awake all night. It requires the covers reseating correctly.

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. This has been investigated and we have now referred it to our contractors. If it is confirmed as a safety issue it will be made safe within two hours. If the manhole cover is owned by us, we will carry out a permanent repair at a later date. If it is owned by another company this will be passed to them for a permanent repair. Should you need anything else or have any questions, you may wish to contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234

    Please also be aware that, all Action Scheduled reports are automatically closed after 28 days. However, the fault will be fixed within this timescale, which may be sooner, or in a few cases take a little longer

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 18:24, Thu 17 June 2021

  • The problem is unresolved. The 24/7 noise from this rocking manhole cover is causing suffering and disturbance to nearby residents at night.

    Posted anonymously at 00:45, Sat 19 June 2021

  • It's extremely loud, even with windows shut - please can this be resolved asap? It's a very busy road so this is a constant disturbance.

    Posted anonymously at 15:41, Sat 19 June 2021

  • It is still very loud. In times of high traffic it sounds like it is a train going by. Have had to buy earplugs to sleep at night.

    Posted anonymously at 11:41, Thu 24 June 2021

  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. We appreciate this, however, we wanted to let you know that this issue has already been reported on Streetcare. You may wish to view updates on its progress by searching on the location on the map and clicking the pin. You can also add your own update if you would like to. Should you need anything else please contact customer services on 0343 222 1234.

    State changed to: Duplicate

    Posted by TfL at 13:43, Thu 24 June 2021

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