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Blocked gully problem

Reported via desktop in the Blocked drainage gully category anonymously at 13:23, Wed 23 December 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2444931.

This about drains in Werrington. Your contractors are in the PE4 area supposedly clearing the street drains - ie I think you call them rain water gullies that are on the side of roads and get blocked with leave, mess from roads. They put a blue dot on the gullies they have supposedly cleaned. In the close that I live in the gullies have not been cleaned - no blue dot. They are always missed by your contractors - probably 10 years since the last clean - that only happened because I spoke to the contractor. I have contacted you about this in previous years (probably in 2018). The relevant manager visited said he would arrange for it to be done but it never was. Ther are 2 gullies at the end of my close. City Fibre dug up the roads earlier this year and made sure plenty of waste went in the gullies. They are not blocked - yet, but we have had problems with sewers being blocked last year - different problem I know. I'm not impressed with the contractors. The big blockage on Southwell Avenue (near lampost PCC4) has been present for months - it blocks half the road. In the rest of Canonsfield, they were putting blue dots on gullies without doing anything.

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  • Thanks for making your report.

    It will be passed on to the relevant department. We will endeavour to provide you with an update within 10 working days.

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 13:23, Wed 23 December 2020

  • This report has been referred to the Drainage Department.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 14:19, Monday 4 January 2021

  • The Contractors will be informed and we will ensure we have not paid for any gullies that have not been cleansed

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 17:12, Wednesday 7 April 2021

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