The following problems have been reported on Fix My Street within 2 miles of AL5 2GT:

We have had no street lighting for a few weeks now - with no explanation. Itís extremely dangerous., 18th November

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 13:58:58 +0000
51.818422 -0.347026

No street lighting in Amberley Close. Why?
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 94 Station Road, Harpenden
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Broken road drain grill opposite no 9. Old style heavy duty, 28th October

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 11:09:56 +0000
51.815333 -0.337488

Broken and dangerous for some time. Missing grill section big enough to cause personal injury if stepped on
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 2 Fairfield Close, Harpenden
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Canít safely walk on pavement next to doctorís surgery, 15th October

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 22:16:02 +0100
51.81866 -0.352099

Overgrown vegetation. Have to walk on the road.

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 8 Stewart Road, Harpenden
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Contractors cars wrecking the grass verges, 7th October

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 22:51:54 +0100
51.80054 -0.36463

There was once a lovely house here, and now developers have put 3 executive dolls houses in its place. Worse still, there has been approx 10-12 cars and vans parked on the GRASS VERGE, and this is being damaged. The white hoardings also look a mess and like a 2nd world war bomb site. The vehicles also look unsightly and should be clamped. Since when has it been legal to park on a grass verge ? Harpenden is being systematically dumbed down brick by brick, make no mistake about it. Have some respect, Eric Morecombe once lived around here.
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Woodhall Redbourn Lane, Harpenden
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Damaged street nameplate, 6th October

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 19:44:05 +0100
51.802339 -0.340078

Nameplate appears to have been vandalised.
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 3 Bewdley Close, Harpenden
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Damaged street nameplate, 6th October

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 19:41:39 +0100
51.804044 -0.338276

Nameplate appears to have suffered vandalism.
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 35 Broadstone Road, Harpenden
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Bin needs emptying. bin on the edge of the field overflowing, 5th October

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 09:53:04 +0100
51.799458 -0.340263

Bin needs emptying. cross lane harpenden. is close to the railway bridge opposite the house just on the edge of the field

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 11 Cross Lane, Harpenden
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Deep pothole outside Simmons on Station Road, 3rd October

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 14:26:05 +0100
51.814583 -0.354554

This is getting really deep now, Probably 4 inches. This is a busy road with 2 way traffic. Difficult to avoid By swerving and definitely a serious risk to both wheel and tyre.
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 2a Station Road, Harpenden
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White vans and builders vehicles, 26th August

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:44:55 +0100
51.798754 -0.357108

This just makes the area unsightly, and there is almost never a time when there is not a skip 'on the go' or some other form of demolition or construction/building work. It is very tiresome and never ending, and makes the area Un-Posh. It was once a pleasure to see a tall pin striped stock-broker with bowler hat and briefcase in hand (and a pink paper) doing a silly walk down the road to catch a train. If you have any sense of humour, you will know what this means. P.s. is this the 2mm social distancing or the full 2 metres ? (I'm sure you will work this one out if you have seen a certain comedy series).
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 18 Dellcroft Way, Harpenden
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Damaged Fairmead Avenue street nameplate, 3rd August

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:31:30 +0100
51.812282 -0.342764

The Fairmead Avenue street name plate is damaged. It has been hit/driven into ( by car parking on pavement?) and the wooden back plate is rotting. The plate is partially obscured by overhanging hedge foliage and this applies to the adjacent Highfield Avenue street sign, bith of which are difficult to see by passing motorists on this confusing dual street name road.
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 32 Fairmead Avenue, Harpenden
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Broken road sign, 29th July

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 13:36:27 +0100
51.807003 -0.343492

Broken street sign that says walkers road. Itís all on the floor
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 129 Southdown Road, Harpenden
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Weeds growing in newly relaid footpath in Barlings Road, 23rd July

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 08:34:48 +0100
51.796721 -0.354571

A small section of the footpath was relaid just a few weeks ago and yet weeds are growing. The contractors should be instructed to come back and do the job properly at their own expense and in their own time

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 11 Barlings Road, Harpenden
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Street light not working outside 5 The Cleave, 28th June

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 12:35:19 +0100
51.813903 -0.337896

This has been out for some weeks now. A technician was in the Cleave last week and checked the lamp further down the road but not this one, so perhaps there was an error in previous reporting or in locating the faulty unit?
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 5 The Cleave, Harpenden
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Pothole condundrum, 23rd June

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:34:51 +0100
51.805015 -0.336788

This morning, much noise Highways van outside our house, took quite a time and the result is the first photo! Just 3 feet away, a much large hole which wasn't touched. We didn't report the first one outside our property, didn't even notice it. Surely the other one should have been done?

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 12 Hawthorn Close, Harpenden
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Cut-through from Welbeck Rise to Acacia Walk overgrow, 13th June

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 18:15:45 +0100
51.802184 -0.337836

Trees overgrown and hanging very low, some dangerous heavy branches that look like they could fall / break in heavy winds. The cut is extremely overgrown as well not allowing people to social distance at parts when walking through either side.
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 6 Nairn Close, Harpenden
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Broken glass, 11th June

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 19:09:59 +0100
51.806656 -0.344721

Broken glass littering the lay by, causing a hazard for members of the public

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Stonehurst Court, 2 Walkers Road, Harpenden
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Fly tent, 12th May

Tue, 12 May 2020 19:53:35 +0100
51.819074 -0.371571

See photo. On Nicky line.

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 17 Claygate Avenue, Harpenden
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There is a broken manhole cover outside 79 Crabtree Lane in Harpenden, 9th April

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 13:28:22 +0100
51.813922 -0.34229

A vehicle has driven over the manhole and destroyed it. There is a pallet over it to protect the hole but this has now caused a trip hazard.

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 79 Crabtree Lane, Harpenden
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The Grant Gardens road sign has fallen apart, 24th March

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 13:30:28 +0000
51.819349 -0.351348

The road sign has fallen to pieces due to the wood it is mounted on being rotten. The metal posts and the sign itself are fine, it needs a new mounting board.
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 4 Grant Gardens, Harpenden
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12inch pothole on bend Bowers Way, 16th March

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 15:37:25 +0000
51.818958 -0.355719

Really dangerous as you canít see it in time because it is just after the first bend.
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 1 Bowers Way, Harpenden
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