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Manhole cover clanks everytime a car passes over it.

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 23:10, Mon 8 October 2018

Sent to Hackney Council 4 minutes later

There is a manhole cover in the center of the road which clanks every time a car/bus passes over it. It wakes me up nightly and it's affecting my work. Please may it be fixed as soon as possible.

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  • I am also being affected by this. The manhole cover is still loose and making a load noise when cars drive over, day and night. I have had my windows recently updated to double glazing and the noise is still affecting us.

    Posted anonymously at 11:10, Mon 22 October 2018

  • I have contacted Hackney Council, Transport for London and Thames Water.

    Transport for London said the manhole cover is not on a ‘red route’ so they can’t do anything.

    Thames Water sent an engineer to look at it and claim the metal work is in good order. The issue is with the resurfacing surrounding the manhole cover which has taken place at some point within the past two years.

    I recontacted Hackney Council and they appear to be looking into it further.

    Please complain to Hackney Council by phone on 0208 356 2897. The more reports the better.

    Posted anonymously at 12:12, Mon 22 October 2018

  • Thank you for your reply. Good to know someone else is doing something about it too. I have contacted the council by calling and also submitted a noise complaint on the hackney council website. Hopefully something will be done soon. It is very frustrating.

    Posted anonymously at 15:07, Mon 22 October 2018

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 07:46, Tue 6 November 2018

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