Street furniture and lighting


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • Copeland Borough Council (16 018 994)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Street furniture and lighting 24-Apr-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint about the Council's decision not to take enforcement action against car park operators who have erected signs setting out parking charges. Further consideration of the complaint is unlikely to find fault by the Council.

  • London Borough of Waltham Forest (16 018 294)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Street furniture and lighting 06-Apr-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint about faulty street lights near to his home. Further consideration of the complaint is unlikely to find fault by the Council or achieve any more for Mr B.

  • Surrey County Council (16 017 806)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Street furniture and lighting 31-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the Council's decision not to pay compensation after the complainant had difficulty getting two lights repaired. This is because there is insufficient evidence of injustice.

  • Sheffield City Council (16 011 776)

    Statement Not upheld Street furniture and lighting 29-Mar-2017

    Summary: There is no fault in the Council's positioning of street lights. The positioning of the street lights meets government guidance and takes into account the needs of people with visual impairments.

  • London Borough of Waltham Forest (16 008 880)

    Statement Upheld Street furniture and lighting 24-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Council is at fault as it did not properly follow its procedures when deciding where a bike hangar should be located. As a result Mr X cannot know if the Council would have found an alternative location for the bike hangar if it had properly consulted him and other residents. The Council has agreed to remedy this injustice as recommended.

  • Sheffield City Council (16 017 614)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Street furniture and lighting 22-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the Council's decision not to replace a street light outside the complainant's home. This is because there in insufficient evidence of fault by the Council.

  • Wolverhampton City Council (16 016 873)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Street furniture and lighting 20-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint the Council will not move a street light that makes accessing his drive difficult. Further consideration of the complaint is unlikely to find fault by the Council.

  • Sheffield City Council (16 012 434)

    Statement Upheld Street furniture and lighting 16-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Council agrees to move a new street light so it is not outside Mr X's living room window. This is a satisfactory outcome.

  • Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council (16 016 546)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Street furniture and lighting 08-Mar-2017

    Summary: Mr X complained about the Council's decision to move a street light nearer to his home. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. There is insufficient evidence of fault on the Council's part which has caused injustice to Mr X.

  • Cambridgeshire County Council (16 014 028)

    Statement Not upheld Street furniture and lighting 08-Mar-2017

    Summary: the Ombudsman has stopped investigating Mr X's complaint about the Council's consultation with residents when it changed proposals to remove street lighting in his road. This did not cause a significant injustice to Mr X that warrants further investigation by the Ombudsman.

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