Hedge overgrowing the path and causing us to walk on the road
Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 09:14, Tuesday 9 July 2019
Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 1 minute later. ref: 1689529.
Hedge has fully overgrown the path. I use this path daily for the school run and can no longer get past. I am having to take my 5year old and 1 year old in his buggy onto the road (which is blind to motorists) to get round the hedge. I have had a to do this for the last 3 weeks and find it extremely dangerous. The hedge is on the property on the corner of Hortonsfield road and Hesketh road.
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 County Council at 09:15, Tuesday 9 July 2019
Thank you for your enquiry. The site has been visited and an inspection has identified that the vegetation is privately owned. A letter has been sent to the owner/occupier requesting that the vegetation is cut back within 30 days. A re-visit will then be undertaken in 30 days to ensure this work has been carried out. If the owner fails to satisfactory complete this work then it will be passed to the Regulations team to start enforcement proceedings.
State changed to: Action scheduled
Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 09:39, Monday 29 July 2019
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