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Overhanging vegetation on the footpath, pedestrians have to duck to get past

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 08:52, Fri 30 August 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 3 minutes later. ref: 1749433.

The vegetation is coming over from No 1 Hayes Road. It is hanging over the footpath and you have to duck to avoid the vegetation. This is not acceptable for our blind or partially sighted residents.

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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 08:55, Fri 30 August 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 the next 30 days. A re-visit will then be undertaken in 30 days to ensure this has been carried out. If the owner fails to 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 15:13, Mon 9 September 2019

  • Thank you for reporting a fault. 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 11:24, Tue 22 October 2019

  • Hi

    This work still has not been carried and remains hanging over the footpath. Can you please advise what is happening with this please

    Posted anonymously at 12:25, Mon 2 December 2019

  • This report has been assessed and a job for repair has been raised.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 10:14, Thursday 30 January 2020

  • 2nd letter sent to homeowner 13.2.20Thank 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 the next 30 days. A re-visit will then be undertaken in 30 days to ensure this has been carried out. If the owner fails to complete this work then it will be passed to the Regulations team to start enforcement proceedings.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:54, Thursday 13 February 2020

  • This has now been passed to complete the works for recharging. . 2nd letter sent to homeowner 13.2.20Thank 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 the next 30 days. A re-visit will then be undertaken in 30 days to ensure this has been carried out. If the owner fails to complete this work then it will be passed to the Regulations team to start enforcement proceedings.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 09:06, Friday 6 March 2020

  • 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 12:35, Monday 30 March 2020

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