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A grey box has been installed on the pavement. This has reduced the width of the footpath and has created a hazard for the visually impared, elderly and parents with prams and pushchairs.

Reported via mobile in the Footways and Pavement damage category anonymously at 22:50, Sunday 11 February 2024 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5563558.

This a recent instalation and surely can not be right. The footpath width has been decreased and an obstacle has been created. The visually inmpared are likely to walk into it and parents with a buggy and walking children are likely to have to step into the road. This can't be right when there is room to install this on the verge. I'm assuming its a fibre optic installation and wonder why it cant be installed below ground level as the other recent instalation. As well as a hazard it is an eyesore.

Council ref: ENQ24991866

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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 22:50, Sunday 11 February 2024

  • This obstruction hasn't disappeared and is still a hazard. There has been no feedback or updates. Please advise/update on this problem

    Posted anonymously at 10:40, Monday 18 March 2024

  • Thank you for your report. Sorry for the delay in a response. This issue is now with our Network Coordination team for thorough investigation and action. Kind regards

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:30, Thursday

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