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Trees in Broadway

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 16:21, Mon 22 July 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 4 minutes later. ref: 1705108.

The trees along Broadway are very overgrown, they're blocking light and overhanging the gutters of houses.

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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 County Council at 16:25, Mon 22 July 2019

  • The routine maintenance of trees in Broadway is carried out by Kettering Borough council on behalf of NCC under their agency agreement. Ncc are satisfied that KBC have3 a robust management regime. Street trees are an important aesthetic feature of the streets in the town and maintenance is designed to ensure the health of the trees as well as controlling their impact on residents.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 17:18, Mon 22 July 2019

  • As I mentioned, the trees are very overgrown... they're overhanging gutters which will lead to blockage. They're also blocking the light considerably. I love these trees but do believe they are need of a bit of maintenance.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 18:16, Mon 22 July 2019

  • Following an on-site risk based assessment there is no action required at this time.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:44, Monday 17 February 2020

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