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Betty999
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Virgin media , blocking drive ! ๐Ÿ˜ก

Any advice when virgin media start work in your area - and blocking driveways - no prior notification about the world being carried out - I contacted virgin today they said area manager would call me within the hour .... 3 hours ago !
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Re: Virgin media , blocking drive ! ๐Ÿ˜ก

if you asked them nicely to move there van out the way they will do it.
if you asked them nasty to move the van out the way they will not move it.

ask them nicely to move there van out the way in person they will move it away from your driveway

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Betty999
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Re: Virgin media , blocking drive ! ๐Ÿ˜ก

It's not a van its actual work being carried out - diggers etc I was blocked in my driveway this morning -
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Re: Virgin media , blocking drive ! ๐Ÿ˜ก


DavidJWalker wrote:
if you asked them nicely to move there van out the way they will do it.
if you asked them nasty to move the van out the way they will not move it.

ask them nicely to move there van out the way in person they will move it away from your driveway

Seriously, there is no excuse for parking across a driveway, just laziness. I presume that you do it regularly.

Nice to be able to post again, after their mistake (removed by the Censorship team).
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Re: Virgin media , blocking drive ! ๐Ÿ˜ก

i thought it was upto the local council to inform people when planning permission for roads to be closed are given.
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Re: Virgin media , blocking drive ! ๐Ÿ˜ก


frank_gm wrote:

DavidJWalker wrote:
if you asked them nicely to move there van out the way they will do it.
if you asked them nasty to move the van out the way they will not move it.

ask them nicely to move there van out the way in person they will move it away from your driveway

Seriously, there is no excuse for parking across a driveway, just laziness. I presume that you do it regularly.


Depends really, without seeing the road layout its impossible to say if they were lazy or really did have no other choice, if there isn't any other space on the road you can't really expect them to park nowhere near where the work is being carried out

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Re: Virgin media , blocking drive ! ๐Ÿ˜ก

Hi Betty999, 

 

Thanks for your post and apologies to hear you were inconvenienced by ongoing work in your area Smiley Sad 

 

Since posting how have things been? 

 

Have you had any further instances such as this? 

 

Come back and let me know.

 

Thanks,

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fist101
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You keep advising to ask them to move but if you read the post they have said it was WORK BEING CARRIED OUT BY THE DRIVEWAY not just a VM van parked there!!!

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Re: Virgin media , blocking drive ! ๐Ÿ˜ก

this argument is going nowhere without photos.

 number plates also if posting those is allowed

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fist101 wrote:

You keep advising to ask them to move but if you read the post they have said it was WORK BEING CARRIED OUT BY THE DRIVEWAY not just a VM van parked there!!!


Well if the work was blocking it thats a different issue, and not something that can be dealt with, they have to dig their holes, its not like they can just choose to dig it further down the road, they have to work where they do, sadly there isn't much that can be done about that Smiley Sad

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