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Front garden hedges and vegetation significantly overgrowing the east side of the Stuart Road footway.

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 15:38, Tue 10 November 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2380875.

This problem occurs on the frontages to a number of properties on the east side of Stuart Road numbers 3 - 37. The neatly trimmed vegetation has grown over a number of years to obstruct almost half the width of the footway in places, and forces pedestrians into the road in some locations. Sample photo's attached. The problem is clearly in intervention of sec 154 of the Highways Act 1980.

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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 Highways at 15:38, Tue 10 November 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry the owners of the worst of these hedges have been requested to cut back within 14 DAYS

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:49, Mon 16 November 2020

  • This overgrown hedge is still an issue, needs a good 4ft trim back to the edge of the path. Single file just about achievable.

    Not really acceptable. Please facilitate a fix. Thanks so much.

    Posted anonymously at 21:13, Thursday 11 March 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 21:14, Thursday 11 March 2021

  • 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 Highways at 10:18, Tuesday 16 March 2021

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:41, Monday 29 March 2021

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