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Loose rocking manhole cover. Very Noisy

Reported via desktop in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 06:57, Wednesday 1 September 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS2970919.

The manhole is on A21 Farnborough Way, heading North to Locksbottom. Manhole is just past a large tree on kerb, about 20m past Cherrycot Hill. There is a massive double rattle of the manhole as a vehicle goes over. This started about 2 weeks ago but has got progressively much worse. (not all vehicles go over it a sit is near kerbs, but HGV's do) I live in 17 Cobden Road (last house) and it wakes us up. My daughter is a nurse and works nights.

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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 10:57, Tuesday 21 September 2021

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