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Clanking metal Thames Water plate in road

Reported in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 12:24, Sunday 12 January 2020

Sent to Hackney Council 1 minute later

This Thames water plate outside 2 Hoxton Street N1 6NG clanks loudly whenever a vehicle drives over it. The tarmac around it has degraded and it is sinking unevenly. The noise is annoying, even though I have double glazing. It started a few weeks ago.

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  • Hackney Council workmen turned up within days, rang me to discuss the problem and contacted Thames Water. They came and reset the plate a day or two later. Excellent service. (My only slight concern is that the plate is now a bit lower than the road surface, and vehicles repeatedly dropping on to it may make the problem recur sooner than it otherwise would.)

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 13:33, Sunday 9 February 2020

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