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Large Tree outside 168 Oak Road lifting footpath up and breaking fence at 168

Reported in the Slabs - Uneven / Damaged / Cracked category anonymously at 13:20, Thu 25 April 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways 5 minutes later. ref: 1612579.

Moderated by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:26, Thu 25 April 2019

The roots of a large tree are pushing up the footpath outside number 168 Oak Road. Footpath - due to the tree, the slabs have been removed, but the tarmac underneath where the slabs where has been put up. Spoken to expert at Kettering Council had confirmed that the trees are too large for the road. The roots from the tree opposite number 168 Oak Road has also cracked up and damaged the brick wall/post that holds the fence to 168, and will soon cause the fence to fall apart. Issue with the fence is visible from the inside of the property, cannot see it from the outside.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:25, Thu 25 April 2019

  • Please note that this is 168 Windmill Avenue

    Posted anonymously at 13:40, Thu 25 April 2019

  • State changed to: Closed

    Updated by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:01, Tue 18 February 2020

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