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Footpath drains blocked

Reported via mobile in the Flooding/drainage (NH) category anonymously at 05:13, Mon 10 October 2022

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 3878704.

The acho drains on the footpaths and drop kerbs are blocked causing surface flooding.

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  • Thank you for contacting National Highways through our ‘report a problem on our network’ website. This facility is specifically for reporting defects such as a broken sign or barrier, litter, overgrown vegetation or potholes. Unfortunately, we’re unable to reply through the website for the type of report you’ve made on this occasion, and kindly ask you to contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 or at if you’d like us to respond.

    Posted by National Highways at 09:10, Wed 12 October 2022

  • The response from National Highways was that they only accept defect reports through this website. I am unsure what they class a blocked drain as, but apparently it is not a defect, and they would therefore need me to report it again. To say the message was unclear is an understatement.

    Posted anonymously at 22:43, Mon 7 November 2022
    Still open, via questionnaire

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