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Hi, my name is STEVECAVE! my housing estate has no drop kerbs at all

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STEVECAVE
STEVECAVE Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited March 24 in Start here and say hello!
hi everyone
I am a new wheelchair user following a stroke. Was looking forward to getting out and about only to find my housing estate has no drop kerbs at all so I can only go about a 100 yards? It is a fairly modern estate and all private houses,

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  • Albus_Scope
    Albus_Scope Posts: 4,081 Scope online community team
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    Hey there  @STEVECAVE and welcome to the community!

    How're you doing today?  If you need support with anything, please just ask away, we're all here to help. :)  Sorry to hear about the lack of drop kerbs, I can understand how frustrating that must be! 
    Albus (he/him)

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  • JessieJ
    JessieJ Community member Posts: 496 Pioneering
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    Yep, there can be a shortage & of those that are there, quite often, they're not that dropped. I contacted my local town councillor because of a seriously bad section of pathway (no path on opposite side) & lack of dropped kerbs. The pathway was actually patched (lack of funds), still not great, but at least acted on & 1 kerb was dropped a bit.

    So I would say that would be your first port of call & hopefully, yours will listen & the council have some funds to put a few in.

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