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The area around a parking bay needs to be trimmed

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 15:04, Tue 20 August 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 1 minute later. ref: 1738518.

This parking bay is surrounded by trees and shrubs and has never be trimmed or tidied in the 5 years that I have lived here. Twice this year I have cut back the vegetation myself. Now, my 98 and 99 year old neighbours (at 38 York Close) are discussing paying for this area to be tidied, or worse, doing it themselves! At least two trees at the back of the parking bay overhang their garden and then round the front of the parking bay, anyone who parks there has to fight with the vegetation when they get in or out of their car. Please fix this so that my neighbours don't hurt themselves. Thank you.

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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 15:05, Tue 20 August 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A works ticket will be issued to cut back overhanging vegetation, this will be completed within the next 6 months. On most occasions, we are undertaking the works sooner. (Average time currently 6 - 8 weeks)

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 15:51, Tue 27 August 2019

  • Do you have an update on when this might be addressed please?

    Posted anonymously at 17:07, Tue 22 October 2019

  • I'm still awaiting an update please. This was raised in August, chased in October and it is nearly December.

    Posted anonymously at 10:37, Thu 28 November 2019

  • I was told that you have completed this work? I can see no visible difference! I'm astounded. Please see my photos, honestly it is no better! Also, I reported that a tree in this parking bay is overhanging my neighbour's garden and it has not been touched. Photos 1-3 show how the vegetation is right up to the edge and will soon grow back. It needs much better trimming than this. PLEASE revisit and fix this asap.

    Posted anonymously at 15:21, Wed 4 December 2019

  • All sorted, thank you very much!

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 16:27, Tue 10 December 2019

  • Questionnaire filled in by problem reporter; State changed to: Fixed, 16:27, Tue 10 December 2019

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