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2 lights out 19 Cullum Road and 14 Miller Road, Wheatley, this makes that part of the estate very dark and unsafe when walking. If someone falls or trips the Council will be sued. These have been reported more than once.

Reported in the Street lighting category anonymously at 18:54, Monday 24 February 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 1 minute later

Not sure what you want to know. I live at 8 Cullum Road. pkeene72@btinternet.com or 07956057804

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  • Ref 00368359&:00368360 Thank you for your report, OCC are now responding to out of lights within the contracted timescales of attending site within 7 working days for repairs. If there is a cable fault this will be passed to the Electricity company to repair and will take longer, it will depend on the resources which the District Service Operator has. Thank you

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:43, Thursday 27 February 2020

  • The light outside 19 Cullum Road has been fixed. But the light outside 14 Miller Road has not. They did look at 14 Miller Road but obviously could not repair it then.

    Posted anonymously at 09:48, Tuesday 24 March 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • SUPPLY FAULT - Passed to District Network Operator (Energy Supplier)

    When our street lighting contractor previously attended site it was confirmed that there was a fault with the electricity supply to that lights rather than within the lights themselves, this fault has been reported to the Local District Network Operator (LDNO) by ourselves.

    In much the same way as a typical household, Oxfordshire County Council is responsible only for the street light, but not for the electrical infrastructure outside of its own asset, the cabling serving street lights is provided and maintained by the LDNO; these are outside of the local authority control and subject to a separate regulatory framework overseen by ofgem.

    Oxfordshire County Council’s contractor is not permitted in any way to interfere with or try to repair electricity supply faults, as they would be in breach of the statutory safety regulations if they tried to do so.

    Once the electricity supply company advises Oxfordshire County Council the fault is rectified we will confirm this within our regular inspection programme to ensure that the light as a whole is in working order.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:54, Tuesday 24 March 2020

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