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Very loose and very loud manhole cover

Reported via desktop in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 20:49, Tuesday 12 October 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3058868.

The loose manhole cover strikes like lightning every time a car or lorry runs over it - so every 5 seconds. This is a residential area. Not only is it are keeping everyone awake all through the night, it's becoming a real mental health issue.

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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 12:46, Wednesday 13 October 2021

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