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At the entrance to Fern Lea Drive - opposite the Christie Macclesfield

Reported via desktop in the Lining category anonymously at 10:58, Monday 9 May 2022

Sent to Cheshire East Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3511421.

The white road markings have virtually disappeared at the entrance to Fern Lea Drive, leading to confusion about who has right of way. There have already been several near-misses. I assumed that, on completion of the new Christie Macclesfield, all of the road markings and street furniture would be made good, but unfortunately only the double yellow lines and the markings on the hospital road were painted. In addition, about 6 years ago I reported a broken illuminated bollard on the small traffic island at the top of Fieldbank Road. The broken bollard has been removed but never replaced. And finally, could we please have a new Fern Lea Drive sign - I have personally repaired the current one after it was damaged some years ago, but the paintwork has faded to the extent that it is no longer clear that this is a cul-de-sac. I had assumed that, once the Christie had been finished, the whole area opposite their main entrance would be made good - unfortunately this is not the case and it detracts from what is otherwise an attractive building and grounds.

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    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 10:58, Monday 9 May 2022

  • We have assessed the issue and included it in the repair and improvement programme for this financial year. While we make every effort to keep to the programme, it can sometimes change to stay within the available budget. You can find more details of the work programmed for this location on our website: highways_and_roads/ road-maintenance/ road-repair-and-improvement-programme-2021-2022/ road-repair-and-improvement-programme-2021-2022.aspx

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 13:05, Wednesday 25 May 2022

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