Large tree branches overhanging our 6ft wall
Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 15:58, Wednesday 21 April 2021
Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2684038.
There is a large tree on the grass verge of Buckingham Way and the branches are overhanging into our back garden. Our back wall goes along Buckingham Way although our address is 6 York Close, Towcester, Northants, NN12 6JE
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State changed to: Investigating
Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:58, Wednesday 21 April 2021
Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. We understand that you have concerns about the condition of the vegetation in this area; specifically, a tree you feel is encroaching on your back garden. Whilst we appreciate your comments, we have carried out a further investigation and can confirm that there are no immediate safety concerns evident. Currently, we only prioritise work on trees that pose a risk to highway safety; therefore, we regrettably will be taking no further action regarding this matter. However, as a resident, you are within your rights to cut back any vegetation that overhangs your property.
State changed to: No further action
Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:42, Tuesday 27 April 2021
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.