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Height of the style is restricting access.

Reported via desktop in the Stile-Damaged/Missing category by Ray Dyer (Parish footpath warden) at 13:31, Fri 9 September 2022

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 3814207.

With the repair to the style completed, the height of the new style is causing issues for elderly and less mobile people, there has been reports of problems getting over the style from the field side due to the height of the steps. Could this be investigated please to see if the top step can be reduced to a more manageable height.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. Officers will now investigate the concerns and this may take up to 5 working days. If you believe that your concerns are urgent then please phone us.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:31, Fri 9 September 2022

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 15:23, Fri 7 October 2022

  • Investigation: Completed (Reported to a third party) - We can confirm that a site visit has been made and we are currently still investigating to establish the appropriate land owner so that we can make contact to resolve the outstanding issue. We will update this report as soon as we receive this information.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:47, Wed 12 October 2022

  • Investigation: Ongoing (Reported to a third party)

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:51, Wed 12 October 2022

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:03, Fri 4 November 2022

  • Investigation: Completed (Scheduled Maintenance) - We can confirm that the relevant landowner has now been contacted. Stile improvement works have been instructed to be undertaken within the next 28 days.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:29, Thu 10 November 2022

  • This has not been done the height of the top bar is causing problem for the elderly and less mobile to get there legs over making it impassable for some.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 15:41, Wed 4 January 2023

  • 27/07 - An enforcement letter has been sent to the responsible party requesting that the stile is rectified to the correct specification. If not rectified in 28 days enforcement action will take place.

    Posted anonymously at 13:46, Thu 27 July 2023

  • Style height has been reduced

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 15:58, Mon 14 August 2023

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