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Overgrown conifer tree leaning on road and blocking the light from the lampost, the close is pitch black at night

Reported via mobile in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 20:47, Tuesday 27 April 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2695018.

Overgrown tree which is causing an obstruction trying to reverse or drive off the shared drive as cannot see round the tree. This is dangerous as the tree is spilling out on the road. The house is rented therefore occupiers not interested. There is no light in the close at night as the tree is blocking this making the close unsafe to walk in or thefts.

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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 20:48, Tuesday 27 April 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry an inspection will be undertaken in 5 working days

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:51, Thursday 29 April 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Northamptonshire Highways will contact the homeowner at this location to ensure that the vegetation is cut back.

    State changed to: Under investigation - Highways Act

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:53, Thursday 27 May 2021

  • Hi There

    Thankyou for your help and correspondence with regards to the overgrown conifer tree which is causing an obstruction and fear to the residents within the close. I would like to advise the said tree has not been cut back as yet and with the darker nights fast approaching the close is pitch black at night, causing concern. Could you please investigate further as soon as possible

    Thankyou Kind Regards Carole Brede

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted anonymously at 10:17, Thursday 14 October 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:18, Thursday 14 October 2021

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