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Overhanging trees

Reported via mobile in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 13:09, Tuesday 18 May 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2733695.

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Very low hanging tree branches along here obstructing/blocking 50% of footpath. They hang lower after rain. Very dangerous for cyclists as encroaches cycle lane. Causes pedestrians to step out into path of cyclists, mobility vehicles, scooter riders. No room for pushchairs. Busy footpath leading to school. Been a few years. Bad in winter without weight of leaves worse now.

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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 13:10, Tuesday 18 May 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A letter has been sent to the relevant homeowners 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 14:43, Monday 24 May 2021

  • Trees still over hanging and now even worse since it was reported due to more growth.

    Posted anonymously at 13:49, Tuesday 15 June 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:50, Tuesday 15 June 2021

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    Nothing has changed other than more growth meaning more obstruction.

    Posted anonymously at 14:23, Tuesday 13 July 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • 20/07 Passed to Regulation Team for further enforcement. Letter to householder to be sent week commencing 28/07 and final inspection to be carried out week commencing 09/08

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:52, Tuesday 20 July 2021

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