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VERY LOUD Manhole cover

Reported via desktop in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 08:06, Fri 17 December 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3185139.

Very very noisy manhole cover, the concrete around the outside of it seems to make a crashing noise whenever anything drives over it. Wakes us up most nights. Please fix it! It’s been almost a year of terrible noise. It’s just outside our door 197a new cross road.

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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 09:42, Mon 20 December 2021

  • This has not been fixed! I received a message to say it had been fixed but it has not been touched. It is very loud and waking our house hold up at night! I spoke to people who came to look at it but they parked in front of it so they could not hear how awful and loud it is when buses hit it. Please can this be fixed.

    Posted anonymously at 16:39, Fri 31 December 2021

  • Incredibly loud, this has been reported but nothing has been done. It’s on the red route in front of our building 197a new cross road. It is so loud it wakes us up regularly at night. It crashes loudly whenever a bus goes over it. Please can this be fixed.

    Posted anonymously at 22:20, Tue 11 January 2022

  • Very loud loose manhole Cover outside 197 New Cross Road, SE145DG. Makes such a racket all hours. Need it fixed as soon as possible please

    Posted anonymously at 10:26, Fri 14 January 2022

  • 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, Tue 18 January 2022

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