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Vegetation so overgrown the footpath is virtually impassable by pedestrians

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 16:41, Tuesday 22 October 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 4 minutes later. ref: 1815255.

Bushes towards the end of Swallow Close (meeting the corner of Blackbird Close) are incredibly thorny and have overgrown the path to such extent that it is only possible to walk single file on the path. It is incredibly difficult when trying to walk in that direction with small children to the new school and park facilities on the new estate. These bushes have been overgrowing for approx. 2 years, however this has now reached a point where even single file we are getting caught on the thorns.

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  • 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 16:45, Tuesday 22 October 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. The site has been visited and an inspection has identified that the vegetation is privately owned. The owner/occupier has been contacted and requested to undertake necessary works within the next 14 days. A re-visit will be undertaken after 14 days to ensure this work has been carried out.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:44, Friday 25 October 2019

  • Inspection 15/11 second letter to be sent. Thank you for your enquiry. The site has been visited and an inspection has identified that the vegetation is privately owned. The owner/occupier has been contacted and requested to undertake necessary works within the next 14 days. A re-visit will be undertaken after 14 days to ensure this work has been carried out.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 10:04, Tuesday

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