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Opposite 339 Crewe Road, Shavington, on the Apple Drive side

Reported via mobile in the Gully/Drainage category anonymously at 10:12, Thu 14 July 2022

Sent to Cheshire East Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3675600.

On December the 29th last yeast year I reported blocked grids on the highway on Crewe Road in Shavington opposite 339 on the Apple Drive side. This grid is so blocked it floods the road when it rains. On Saturday morning the 9th of July, 5 months later! A gully cleaner attended the grid. They were there for a couple of minutes and left the grid as it was, still full to the top with soil, completely blocked. The grid/gully is clearly not clear. please see picture attached of the blocked grid. So when will this be cleared? Goodness knows the extent of the blockage by now and what other problems this is causing to the drainage system. A couple of residents this last week have had to have drains cleared On their property, maybe this blocked grid is adding to the problems. It needs looking at urgently now please, It has been left for long enough. A quick response would be appreciated by all. Thank you.

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    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 10:12, Thu 14 July 2022

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Cheshire East Council at 14:37, Fri 5 August 2022

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    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 12:47, Wed 24 August 2022

  • We have assessed your report and have arranged to carry out work as soon as possible.

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 08:35, Mon 26 September 2022

  • We are pleased to confirm that work is now complete, and your report has been closed.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 14:52, Fri 7 October 2022

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