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Overhanging trees causing blockage of drains

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 19:40, Thu 24 October 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1818428.

The drains are constantly blocked due to overhanging trees. Unblocking the drains is only a temporary solution

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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 19:45, Thu 24 October 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A works order has been raised and cleaning of the drainage gully will be undertaken within the next 28 days. Please be aware that the maintenance of these trees are the responsibility of Northampton Borough Council (NBC). Should you wish to contact NBC regarding cutting back of overhanging foliage, please contact or telephone 0300 330 7000.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:15, Fri 25 October 2019

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