Highway repair and maintenance archive 2017-2018


Archive has 209 results

  • West Sussex County Council (17 018 706)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway repair and maintenance 29-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about how the Council has dealt with reports of damage to a grass verge close to his home. An investigation is unlikely to find fault with the Council and Mr X has not been caused significant personal injustice.

  • Essex County Council (17 018 831)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway repair and maintenance 29-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Miss X's complaint about the Council's failure to maintain a public highway. If Miss X considers the Council is liable for damage to her car it would be reasonable for her to take the matter to court.

  • Bath and North East Somerset Council (17 018 303)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway repair and maintenance 28-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint the Council has failed to ensure a telecommunications company reinstates the pavements back to their original condition. Further consideration of the complaint is unlikely to find fault or a significant personal injustice to Mr B.

  • Rutland County Council (17 018 286)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway repair and maintenance 28-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the condition of the footpath along the complainant's road following resurfacing works, and associated concerns about the Council's complaints process. This is because it is reasonable to expect the complainant to pursue a court remedy if he thinks the footpath is in a state of disrepair, and we will not normally investigate associated concerns about the Council's complaints process in isolation.

  • Leicestershire County Council (17 018 966)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway repair and maintenance 27-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint about damage to his car caused by loose stone chippings on a newly dressed road. The courts are better placed to decide if the Council has been negligent and is liable to pay damages to Mr B.

  • Milton Keynes Council (17 018 110)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway repair and maintenance 22-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Miss X's complaint about the Council's decision not to grit a highway junction. It is unlikely we would find fault by the Council causing Miss X significant injustice.

  • Transport for London (17 018 929)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway repair and maintenance 22-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate whether damage to a car which hit a drain in the road was caused by Transport for London's negligence. This is a matter for the courts to decide.

  • Sheffield City Council (17 018 363)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway repair and maintenance 20-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Ms B's complaint about injuries she suffered when she fell on an uneven drain cover in the road. The courts are best placed to consider a personal injury claim.

  • Buckinghamshire County Council (17 018 685)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway repair and maintenance 20-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about material used by the Council to surface a road in 2013. The complaint is made too late.

  • Plymouth City Council (17 018 224)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway repair and maintenance 16-Mar-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about an accident on his motorbike which he says was due to the Council failing to properly maintain the public highway. This is because there are legal remedies available to Mr X and it is reasonable for him to use them.

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