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3 Street Lights in Wansdkye road

Reported via desktop in the Street light fault category anonymously at 22:00, Tuesday 21 June 2022 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later

These street lights have been out now for a couple of weeks now. It's quite dangerous as the area has a lot of old people and it's very dark down the street

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  • These lights have been affected by an underground cable fault. Our contractors have been asked to repair this fault and we trust they will attend as soon as they can. We are sorry for the delay so far. We'll update this report once we have more information.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 09:39, Wednesday 22 June 2022

  • These lights still are not fixed. My mother in law has fallen over because she was unable to see the grass verge at night. This requires urgent action now!

    Posted anonymously at 19:10, Thursday 28 July 2022

  • We can confirm the underground cable which feeds these lights is in a bad condition and unable to be repaired. To overcome this our contractors will be installing new power supplies to the lights.

    Although this takes a while longer, the works we carry out will ensure there is a more reliable source of supply in the future.

    We are sorry to hear what happened with your mother in law, we shall be requesting our contractors programme this work as quickly as they can. More information will be added here about this when known.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:32, Friday 29 July 2022

  • We are sorry for the delay in this work being carried out. We shall follow this up with our contractors and asked them to confirm a date for these works.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 16:46, Friday 9 September 2022

  • We understand that works is due to start here shortly which should restore supply to these lights. We trust the lights will be working as normal after attendance. We are sorry for the delay and shall add further information here as needs be.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 16:45, Tuesday 18 October 2022

  • When are these street lights going to be fixed please? It’s been long enough now and with the dark mornings and nights it’s quite frightening for the elderly and myself, it’s also very dangerous!

    Posted anonymously at 07:16, Wednesday 19 October 2022

  • Ok so it's been about 5 months these street lights haven't been working and you keep saying the contractors will be here soon to fix, exactly how long is soon? It is so dark you can't see anything like grass verges or pavement edges, it's actually very dangerous and we have lots of elderly people living across the road, I'm sure it would be cheaper to get them fixed ASAP rather than being sued by someone who falls and breaks a bone sorry to sound harsh but enough is enough, my partner and I come home from work late at night and you can barely see where you're stepping, we have to use our phone lights. Please sort this, thank you

    Posted anonymously at 11:29, Tuesday 25 October 2022

  • We note your comments and are sorry this work did not take place as anticipated. We shall follow this up with our contractors and add further information here when known about when the work might take.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 10:22, Wednesday 26 October 2022

  • Still not fixed. I have to remember to take a torch with me to walk along Wansdyke Road. Tonight it was extremely dark, heavy rain and windy. I walked into an overhanging hedge, stepped in puddles & almost walked into a recycling box left from this morning. Quite an obstacle course. PLEASE fix asap. We would all be grateful.

    Posted anonymously at 23:09, Wednesday 2 November 2022

  • We have asked for confirmation of when this work is due to take place and shall add this here when known. We are sorry for the delay.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 15:01, Thursday 3 November 2022

  • When are you going to fix these lights before someone falls and either injures themselves or dies from a head injury this is ridiculous. It is pitch black at night and Mornings, there could be anyone hanging around, and it’s unnerving even when I’m home. It’s just not SAFE..

    Posted anonymously at 15:27, Thursday 10 November 2022

  • We are sorry we have been unable to confirm when this work will will be carried out. We shall request this information from our contractors again and update this report as soon as we can.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 16:23, Friday 11 November 2022

  • Picture above taken at 17:52 today, this needs fixing ASAP

    Posted anonymously at 17:53, Tuesday 15 November 2022

  • We continue to be very concerned about these street lights not being fixed - there are some very vulnerable residents along here and this delay is just not good enough -please can you provide a timeline around when this can be repaired Thanks Joel

    Posted anonymously at 11:17, Saturday 19 November 2022

  • We have been advised that this work is planned for Wednesday 30th November. We hope this information is of help.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 16:23, Monday 21 November 2022

  • They were fixed on 30th November! Brilliant!

    Posted anonymously at 19:11, Thursday 1 December 2022

  • Thank you. Please are pleased these lights are now working. This report is now closed. If this issue reoccurs please log a new report.

    Thank you for using Fix My Street. Reporting issues like this online can help us deal with them more efficiently.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 08:45, Friday 2 December 2022

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