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Vastly overhanging hedge

Reported in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 15:52, Tuesday 28 January 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 6 minutes later. ref: 1965883.

The hedge is obstructing the vast majority of the footpath and if a vehicle parks alongside, short of ducking down and walking whilst bent over, you then have to go out onto the road. I appreciate the hedge is within the frontage of number 252 Main Road and is not on adopted verge but understand Highways are able to send an obstruction letter to them requesting them to attend to their overgrown vegetation. I believe the hedge has not been cut for the last couple of years. Your assistance would be appreciated, many thanks.

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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 15:57, Tuesday 28 January 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A letter has been sent to the relevant homeowner requesting that the overhanging vegetation is cut back. A revisit will be carried out 30 days after the receipt of the letter.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:30, Wednesday 29 January 2020

  • I am not sure if this has been followed up with the property owner as more than 30 days have passed since your letter but the hedge has not been attended to still. I just wanted to add that this property is only 6 doors up from the entrance to a lower school and so on a daily basis parents with push chairs and small children are having to walk into the road to avoid this hedge. Many thanks

    Posted anonymously at 13:01, Tuesday 17 March 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A letter has been sent to the relevant homeowner requesting that the overhanging vegetation is cut back. A revisit will be carried out 30 days after the receipt of the letter. A further visit will now take place after lock down period has ended

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 09:54, Thursday 9 April 2020

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