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Loose man hole covers (2) Virgin Media

Reported in the Pavements/footpaths category anonymously at 09:11, Monday 27 February 2017

Sent to Darlington Borough Council 5 minutes later

Two Virgin Media CATV man hole covers, immediately beside a large junction box on Warren Street, are loose and make a great deal of noise every time pedestrians use the footpath. Particularly intrusive noise, day and night time. The issue has been apparent for more than a year, and appears to be getting worse.

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  • Still open, via questionnaire, 11:44, Monday 27 March 2017

  • DBC say they referred this to Virgin Media. Nothing has been done however to remedy the banging noise from the two loose man hole covers.

    Posted anonymously at 11:44, Monday 27 March 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 12:11, Monday 24 April 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 12:58, Monday 22 May 2017

  • Still being woken in the middle of the night with these box covers clanking loudly on the pavement outside. Really intrusive noise. Someone stepping on one or both of these is a bit like a gunshot echoing around. It could be easily fixed with some rubber insulation strip, if Virgin Media could be bothered to do it.

    Posted anonymously at 12:58, Monday 22 May 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 10:55, Tuesday

  • These box covers are still loose and are still causing a noise nuisance at all times of day and night. The two covers actually move underfoot when stepped on. The rocking motion causes a loud noise which travels through the gable wall of the adjacent house causing repeated disturbance.

    Posted anonymously at 10:55, Tuesday

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