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Manhole cover on The Highway is rocking and very noisy

Reported via mobile in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 14:09, Saturday 28 August 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2964273.

The manhole cover in the left lane for cars driving west is making a lot of noise as cars drive by as it’s loose. It’s the cover close to the BP petrol station.

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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 11:05, Tuesday 31 August 2021

  • Just a note to say that it’s been 28 days since this has been reported, and this loose manhole cover has not been fixed, yet. It’s still incredibly loud every time a car drives over it, and I can hear it all day and all night long from many stories above the road.

    Posted anonymously at 08:51, Saturday 25 September 2021

  • 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, Wednesday 29 September 2021

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.