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Noisy manhole cover, recurring issue

Reported via mobile in the Manhole Cover - Damaged (rocking or noisy) category anonymously at 16:48, Fri 30 December 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS4069856.

This manhole cover has been faulty for months - it was recently ‘fixed’ and covered with tarmac but this only lasted a couple of weeks and it is as noisy as ever when cars drive over it. It is incredibly disruptive and requires a full replacement.

Please get this fixed properly soon.

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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 08:46, Tuesday 3 January 2023

  • Photos and videos have already been provided. Nothing has changed if not people coming to drill on the manhole at 10pm in the evening. That obviously didn't sort anything. I have been advised to contact Thames Water but there is no sign that the manhole belongs to them so please sort this out as soon as possible, it is impossible to sleep because of the unbearable noise!!

    Posted anonymously at 08:35, Friday 6 January 2023

  • This broken manhole is unbarable. It has been reported in the summer it took months to fix it and now it’s back. Could we recieve a detailed timeline for fixing this as residents we can’t sleep at night.

    Posted anonymously at 22:40, Friday 6 January 2023

  • Is there update?

    Posted anonymously at 20:41, Thursday 12 January 2023

  • Can we have update please on this issue as this is still not fixed. Now more than half a year!

    Posted anonymously at 22:52, Tuesday 17 January 2023

  • 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 1 February 2023

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