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Completely unnecessary set of railings which prevent you walking straight into the park

Reported anonymously at 12:32, Wed 13 September 2017

Sent to Edinburgh City Council 3 minutes later

For some inexplicable reason, there are a set of railings installed here which are quite honestly daft aye. They force you to walk up and round the path, rather than straight on to the grass, but as the path is narrow and busy, this can often cause people with buggies, kids with scooters, kids with bikes and the like, to come into conflict with others. Removing these pointless barriers to the park will certainly help people access the park a whole lot easier, the railings do not appear to serve a purpose, other than being unnecessarily obstructive to anyone wanting to access the park from Carrick Knowe Drive, please remove these, or at least consider the proposal. Please?

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  • Still open, via questionnaire, 13:45, Tue 17 October 2017

  • Pretty valid point I raised. doubt it will be appreciated. despite the local residents who would like this done.

    Posted anonymously at 13:45, Tue 17 October 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 09:20, Thu 16 November 2017

  • Stlll there, still herding everyone into a 6ft wide space, not wide enough for 2 buggies to pass each other, or people with dogs, or kids with bikes, or people on bikes, pointless walk of 20m round the railings, when most people would prefer to step off the path and across the grass. a joke.

    Posted anonymously at 09:20, Thu 16 November 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 11:17, Fri 15 December 2017

  • Still not fixed or responded to, still causes forced conflicts with other path users, especially those with buggies, children with bikes, pets, shopping, mobility scooters, crutches or walking sticks, the path is too narrow, the adjoining hedge is too overgrown on the path side, by at least 1ft out. get rid of the pointlessly restrictive railings.

    Posted anonymously at 11:17, Fri 15 December 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:07, Friday 12 January 2018

  • 4 months and counting for a reply on this, some action would be better but,then again this is EDINBURGH CITY COUNCIL..... thanks for this

    Posted anonymously at 16:07, Friday 12 January 2018

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 11:26, Monday 12 February 2018

  • 5 months and no action or reply. FARCE!

    Posted anonymously at 11:26, Monday 12 February 2018

  • 6 months and no action of reply, fucking joke.

    Posted anonymously at 12:25, Tuesday 13 March 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • 7 months, and counting, cretins!!!!!!!!

    Posted anonymously at 09:13, Wednesday 11 April 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Not even a basic reply, 8 and a half months and counting, tick tock tick tock...

    Posted anonymously at 13:11, Wednesday 9 May 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Oh no reply again, fucking shocker...........

    Posted anonymously at 14:45, Wednesday 6 June 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

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