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Man hole cover standing proud

Reported via desktop in the A pothole in road category by Chris Smith at 15:56, Sun 17 December 2023

Sent to Gloucestershire County Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5330323.

Iron drain cover opposite Police Station, outside Amicis restaurant, as you approach the traffic lights. Displaced cover creating deep hole. Very dangerous to road users, especially cyclists.

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  • Thank you for reporting this issue. It has now been logged.

    Should the issue pose an immediate danger to public safety such as:-
    •Objects on the highway network (i.e. a fallen tree)
    •Faulty temporary or permanent traffic lights (i.e. stuck on red)
    •Exposed cables
    •Multiple street lighting faults
    •Flooded roads
    •Potholes over 75mm deep •Manhole/Metal Cover (i.e. missing or dangerous) please call our emergency number 08000 514 514.

    We will provide you with an update within ten working days, however, our aim is to keep you informed of progress within five working days, whenever possible.
    Highways Customer Services Team Gloucestershire Highways

    Posted by Gloucestershire County Council at 15:56, Sun 17 December 2023

  • Thank you for your report, it has been assigned to our Highways team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Gloucestershire County Council at 09:47, Mon 18 December 2023

  • State changed to: Open

    Updated by Gloucestershire County Council at 10:57, Tue 19 December 2023

  • An inspection of this pothole has been carried out.

    While it does not meet our criteria for an urgent repair, it will continue to be monitored in routine road inspections. We would appreciate it if you could let us know if the situation deteriorates unexpectedly.

    You can find out more by visiting

    Information about the council's planned patching, resurfacing and maintenance works can be found online at

    For detailed information about council inspections and repairs, that are carried out within national guidelines, please see the Highway Safety Inspection Policy by visiting

    Thank you,

    Highways Customer Services Team,
    Gloucestershire Highways

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Gloucestershire County Council at 18:16, Monday 13 May 2024

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