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Dropped kerb issues

Reported in the Car parking category anonymously at 17:03, Wed 10 July 2019

Sent to West Oxfordshire District Council 2 minutes later

Some residents of the estate who are disabled and depend on electric wheelchairs often find the crossovers to the dropped kerbs (one of which is particularly poorly positioned) obstructed by parking. Thus in this location last week a woman had to ride her chair out in to the road and make a blind turn around the car parked across the dropped kerb: just as a 4x4 accelerated towards her. A very nasty accident was only just averted.

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  • Still open, via questionnaire, 17:50, Wed 7 August 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:54, Wed 4 September 2019

  • Risks continuing while poorly located dropped-kerb is obstructed by parking ...

    Posted anonymously at 21:09, Wed 2 October 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Issues continue ... SO: advisory "white lining" of the dropped kerbs to keep them clear of parking ? (that is if the dropped kerb on the north side of The Willows can't be relocated on to the corner so as to be opposite the south side dropped kerb ... ?)

    Posted anonymously at 21:42, Wed 30 October 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Unfortunately the risks to wheelchair users, prams, etc continues. Today's photo shows a car parked across the "nearside" dropped kerb (which was incorrectly installed as not immediately opposite the dropped kerb on the other/ far side of The Willows).

    Posted anonymously at 15:14, Wed 27 November 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 22:01, Wed 27 November 2019

  • Obstructing safe access, turning, ?

    Posted anonymously at 17:00, Sun 15 December 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 22:46, Wed 25 December 2019

  • Wheelchair users (including residents, people from the Newlands Care Home, etc) are still having problems, are at risk from having to use the roadway rather than the pavements, etc. Praying none of them are hit, injured or worse

    Posted anonymously at 00:11, Thursday 23 January 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Dangers continuing at this junction - because of parking over the dropped kerbing/ obstructing visibility / occasional speeding cars / ... and nearby street light still not working (because power supply has not been repaired)

    Posted anonymously at 09:30, Thursday 20 February 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:14, Thursday 19 March 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:44, Thursday 16 April 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:12, Thursday 14 May 2020

  • Problems continue. For example someone parked on the corner/ over the dropped kerb, so visibility at the junction was obscured: someone trying to squeeze round/ passed, nearly got wiped out. A real risk area.

    Posted anonymously at 20:46, Thursday 11 June 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Risky parking on this corner/ junction continues: dangerous

    Posted anonymously at 11:59, Tuesday 16 June 2020

  • This corner / section of Newland Mill continues as a nightmare: on the corner people park so that drivers can't see safely to drive in or out of The Willows, disabled in electric carts have to do this too because they can't get at the dropped kerb to move to the safety of the pavement. At the least, an advisory white line needs to be put down round that road/ corner section.

    Posted anonymously at 21:08, Thursday 9 July 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Problems continue ... on and on ...

    Posted anonymously at 21:58, Thursday 6 August 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

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