Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 21:05, Sun 28 July 2019
Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1711462.
A large branch fell off the tree on Kimbolton Rd opposite Chichele Street a month or so ago, blocking the pathway and driveway. This was dealt with very quickly. However, I am concerned that the tree may need some further attention as parts of it appears to be diseased and I am concerned that other larger branches may fall. The issue with this, is that if further branches do fall, they may cause damage to property or even to a member of the public. The photo shows that half of the tree is dead and a further branch has fallen this weekend. I am certainly not looking for the tree to be removed! But I do think it needs some maintenance. I worry that if it is left too long then it may end up dying altogether which would be a terrible shame.
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 21:10, Sun 28 July 2019
Tree to be inspected for stability
State changed to: Action scheduled
Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 12:37, Mon 29 July 2019
As per my previous concerns raised two weeks ago, during the winds this Saturday further much larger branches have fallen from the tree. Luckily, as far as I am aware, no damage has been caused to people or property. Fingers crossed there is no property damaged or personal injury caused as the high winds continue through the weekend!!
Posted anonymously at 17:05, Sat 10 August 2019
There is a branch on the verge near here that has not been cleared yet
Posted anonymously at 08:22, Fri 13 September 2019
Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway, the highways team have now resolved the issue.
State changed to: Fixed
Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 12:15, Mon 2 December 2019
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.