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Road barrier too small to allow bicycles free access.

Reported via desktop in the Other street furniture category anonymously at 21:58, Monday 19 July 2021

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later. Report ref: 2876196.

On the cycle route that is Robin hood lane a barrier has been erected, presumably to prevent motorcyclists using the route. The barrier used used is woeful and dangerous to both cyclist and machine. Presumably the designer had never seen a bicycle. To get my standard Scott bike through I need dismount, remove any luggage / panniers and then lift the rear of the bike else the rack fouls on the restrictive prongs at wheel hub level. I cannot see this barrier as anything other than a device which prevents cyclists using the route, something which goes against government, TFL and council decisions. Please have this appallingly designed barrier removed and something suitable put in its place. Thank you, a very disgruntled cyclist.

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 07:22, Tuesday 20 July 2021

  • This case has been resolved.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 09:56, Monday 2 August 2021

  • This case was closed without explaination by the council. I have sent in another report directly to the council website, this time requesting an investigation and a report before closing the report.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 22:44, Monday 16 August 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still awaiting action from the council.

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 14:38, Monday
    Still open, via questionnaire

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