Buckingham Park residents wait NINE years for Taylor Wimpey to surface road

And they are still waiting, nine years later.

Monday, 8th March 2021, 1:51 pm

The raised manhole covers are damaging cars, with one residents tyre nearly ripped off after driving over one.

Katrina Fowler, who lives on Culpepper Close, said:

"I live in Aylesbury and moved into a new build on Buckingham Park 9 years ago.

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Katrina's car has been damaged by exposed manhole covers

"I understood at the time they were still developing in Buckingham Park but much further up on the estate but using a piece of land opposite my home for building materials, plant vehicles etc.

"The land in which they were using was later developed into Buckingham Lodge Care Home which was completed in 2015.

"This is situated in Culpepper Close where I live which also gives access to staff vehicles at Buckingham Park Primary School.

"The issue I have is Taylor Wimpey have long since finished their development on Buckingham Park and missed one very vital element in Culpepper Close and don’t seem to want to take responsibility for it.

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"The road has not been completed in way of surfacing the road."

Katrina even had her tyre wall ripped by the exposed manhole/drain covers on the road.

She was not offered any compensation from Taylor Wimpey.

She added that workmen came and filled the surroundings of the grids with concrete, which has since cracked and fallen away.

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She also says the high curbs are also posing a danger to local vehicles.

"There are manhole/drain covers exposed which in turn have ripped the side walls of many tyres on vehicles coming into the Close, mine included.

"It's a disgrace really. Nine years, and nothing has been done."

Katrina says Taylor Wimpey have made 'repeated promises' to complete the work, but nine years on nothing has been done.

Taylor Wimpey have been approached for comment.