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Trees blocking street lights

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 11:30, Monday 22 February 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2563540.

There is only one street light in the whole street,which is being blocked so no light is on In street.there is a lot of old people across the night and early morning it’s pitch black . The trees belong to number 19 Buchanan ,which is a rental property. Recently I had people inside my garden at night . My garden used have some light from the street light,also my neighbors have and cars broken in to due to it being so very dark at night. The is owned by the council but they never check this street or they would have noticed the problem along time ago

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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 12:01, Monday 22 February 2021

  • 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 14 days after the receipt of the letter.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:17, Tuesday 23 February 2021

  • Passed to Regulation Team for further enforcement. Letter to householder to be sent week commencing 29/03 and final inspection to be carried out week commencing 12/04

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:34, Friday 26 March 2021

  • 08/04 Due to circumstances a site visit will now take place week commencing 03/05

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 17:12, Thursday 8 April 2021

  • 13/05 A further site visit has been carried out and the vegetation has been cut back

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:39, Thursday 13 May 2021

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