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Grass verge has not been re-instated

Reported in the Pavements category anonymously at 16:40, Thu 21 November 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later. Council ref: 1856595.

During recent excavation works the grass verge was removed to lay a temporary walkway. The grass verge has not been re-instated. The removed grass and soil is dumped in the hedge.

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 16:46, Thu 21 November 2019

  • Thank you for your report. sorry for the delay in my response. I have heard back from our Network Officer (who deals with utilities) and have had this response - 'after Thames Water Utilities finished their work here they layed top soil on the verge, and no it wasn’t grass seeded but the utility companies do not have to seed, unless it is clear that the area needs it, a verge at the back of a footway would not qualify for reseeding.'
    hope this info helps. regards.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:00, Mon 16 December 2019

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