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Heavy rocking

Reported via mobile in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 11:56, Mon 3 October 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3864289.

Every 3 to 4 months this rocking comes back and tarmac is being covered up as genuine repair is not being done. We have i living hell at night this noise keeps people us withing 50meters.

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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 13:51, Mon 3 October 2022

  • The manhole cover is still broken so subsequently there is still a significant amount of nocturnal noise leading to disturbed sleep. This is affecting people‚Äôs mental health who live within 50m of the manhole

    Posted by Hugh Flannery at 18:25, Mon 17 October 2022

  • Noise has increased to a gun shot noise these two manhole are not necessary kindly take them off the road as they serve no use but noise pollution. This area is already air polluted, noise, and congested these noises has contributed mental strains to myself and my neighbours withing 50 meters it is unimaginable. There is no point fixing it as the manhole will be damadged again in few months its a highway, no point covering it with tarmac as cars will just take it apart again in few weeks. The manhole is unknow by whom its owned by otherwise if it was thames water they would of taken it apartment and added a new one with resin to make it last. Thames water did confirm there is another manhole inside the manhole so no one know who owns it as the roads have changed within the last decade. The other drain mesh near the curb is always making noise why are they not replaced after months of complaint it is fustrating to the brink of mental drain and i fear i will snap anytime. So i plead do something permanent this time imagine this was where you lived a living nightmare.

    Posted anonymously at 10:58, Sat 22 October 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 1 November 2022

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