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

Bin needs emptying, 30th November

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:15:41 +0000
51.80884 -0.348135

As you can see the bin is overflowing and needs emptying. On Southdown Road. Outside the flats on the opposite side of the Skew Bridge pub.

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 13 Southdown Road, Harpenden
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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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Multiple potholes some deep, 26th October

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 08:28:30 +0000
51.825348 -0.344077

The part of Coldharbour Lane between Station Road and Ox Lane has multiple potholes some very deep and a hazard to cyclists and car tyres/suspension. All are alongside previous repairs and several are now growing rapidly. Due to parked cars on one side of the road during weekday working hours these would be best viewed and fixed at the weekend.

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Hand Car Wash Adjacent Chelford House Coldharbour Lane, Harpenden
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Multiple potholes, several deep, 26th October

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 08:25:03 +0000
51.825998 -0.344827

The part of Coldharbour Lane between Station Road and Ox Lane has multiple potholes some very deep and a hazard to cyclists and car tyres/suspension. All are alongside previous repairs and several are now growing rapidly. Due to parked cars on one side of the road during weekday working hours these would be best viewed and fixed at the weekend.

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Allied Business Centre Coldharbour Lane, Harpenden
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Multiple potholes, several deep, 26th October

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 08:23:28 +0000
51.822536 -0.350213

The part of Coldharbour Lane between Station Road and Ox Lane has multiple potholes some very deep and a hazard to cyclists and car tyres/suspension. All are alongside previous repairs and several are now growing rapidly. Due to parked cars on one side of the road during weekday working hours these would be best viewed and fixed at the weekend.

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 38 Sauncey Avenue, Harpenden
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Multiple pot holes some deep, 26th October

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 08:21:42 +0000
51.824486 -0.343111

The part of Coldharbour Lane between Station Road and Ox Lane has multiple potholes some very deep and a hazard to cyclists and car tyres/suspension. All are alongside previous repairs and several are now growing rapidly. Due to parked cars on one side of the road during weekDay working hours these would be best viewed and fixed at the weekend.

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 6 Waveney Road, Harpenden
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Pothole in Road near Tarry Close, 24th October

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 17:54:01 +0100
51.826188 -0.345584

Pothole getting bigger. Top surface removed and exposing tarmac underneath. Will only get bigger as the weather gets worse and water gets underneath and freezes.
Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 90 Ox Lane, 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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3 foot pothole in middle of road, 13th October

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 12:10:25 +0100
51.823234 -0.366331

This pothole has been here for at least 2 months since I moved here. The problem is getting worse with rain, etc. It is down to Type 1 layer with large stones on the road. Some of these are being picked up by passing cars and hitting cars. I have swept once but it keeps getting worse.

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 12a Park Mount, 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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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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Fly tip, 11th September

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:51:06 +0100
51.82813 -0.368171

See photo

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Cooters End House Cooters End Lane, 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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Six potholes at intervals along High Ridge, up to 24in (600mm) long. Tarmac broken away down to concrete underneath. I've photographed all 6 but you don't allow more than 3 pictures., 2nd August

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 17:19:42 +0100
51.825642 -0.373571

These potholes have gradually appeared and then got bigger over a period of maybe 2 or 3 years. Most serious one is at High Ridge/Roundwood Lane junction and is hard to avoid when driving.

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 1a High Ridge, 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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Graffiti, 1st July

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 18:35:02 +0100
51.823931 -0.378023

See photo. Pleaese remove.

Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 50 Roundwood Lane, Harpenden
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