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Dangerously rusted manhole covers, leaving very sharp edges and crumbling paving surrounding them. Very young children and registered disabled residents use this walk way daily.

Reported in the Pavements/footpaths category anonymously at 15:47, Wednesday 17 April 2019

Sent to Midlothian Council 3 minutes later

The walkway behind the cottages on Straiton Road (number 68 to number 48) is in very poor condition. A lot of crumbling paving and dangerously rusted and eroded manhole covers. Some of these manhole covers have a razor sharp edge that is raised up from ground level. Both very young children and elderly residents (some disabled) use this walkway and it's only a matter of time before someone is seriously hurt. This walkway is public and hasn't had any maintenance for decades, the rust has become really bad over the last five years.

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  • Nothing has been done about this, Midlothian Council haven't even responded to the report.

    Posted anonymously at 11:10, Sunday 5 May 2019

  • No response from Midlothian Council. I've contacted them 3 times.

    Posted anonymously at 16:23, Wednesday 15 May 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

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