Cumbria County Council can investigate obstructions on the pavement and either make safe or arrange for their removal. Such obstructions include:
Some obstructions may require legal action to be taken to remove them. This process can take months to complete. Any obstruction considered to be dangerous will be removed as soon as possible.
If you want to report an obstruction then please use the Cumbria Highways Hotline which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Hotline number is charged at local rate. When calling the Hotline please be prepared with details of the problem and its precise location.
Cumbria Highways Hotline: 0845 609 6609
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