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The drainage issue is located on Marton Hall Lane, between the bridge over Chapel Brook and the junction to Bunce Lane, on the south side of the road.

Reported via desktop in the Gully/Drainage category anonymously at 10:18, Thu 5 May 2022

Sent to Cheshire East Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3503213.

It appears that the drain taking the sewage water from Millbank Cottages has become blocked. It is now overflowing and running down the road towards Chapel Brook. It runs in front of a gateway to a field making the entrance exceptionally soft as well as the affected length of the verge. This problem has been ongoing for at least the last 2 years and presents quite an unpleasant smell and environment.

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    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 10:18, Thu 5 May 2022

  • We have assessed the issue and have been unable to identify the cause during our visit. We need to carry our further investigations to fix the problem. We are unable to provide you with a timescale for this work, but will update your report once we have more information.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 12:47, Fri 6 May 2022

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