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Overgrown vegetation

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 11:50, Mon 7 June 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2773919.

Overgrown vegetation restricting view at 28 Millbank. this is causing issues as ambulance regularly attends elderly neighbor and struggles with visibility.

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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 11:50, Mon 7 June 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 11:54, Tue 8 June 2021

  • The vegetation from 28 millbank is still an issue and nothing appears to have been done, blocking the road and the house opposite s hedge is now blocking the pathway meaning we have to walk on the road making it very dangerous for pedestrians.

    Posted anonymously at 12:14, Thu 1 July 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:15, Thu 1 July 2021

  • These issues have not been dealt with and I have to walk my elderly mother in a wheelchair on the road which is very dangerous as the pathway either side of the road Millbank is now overgrown with hedges and vegetation

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted anonymously at 18:05, Thu 8 July 2021

  • 13/07 Passed to Regulation Team for further enforcement. Letter sent to householder and final inspection to be carried out week commencing 02/08

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:53, Tue 13 July 2021

  • I see that less than half the hedge has been trimmed with the thorny cuttings left strewn over the edge of the road. This creates a problem with possible car tyre punctures. The worst overgrown section is still overhanging the road.

    Posted anonymously at 14:40, Thu 12 August 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:40, Thu 12 August 2021

  • Further complaints have been received regarding this address and the vegetation over growing the road way , causing danger issues with access and safety. 28 Millbank.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted anonymously at 12:45, Tue 31 August 2021

  • 17/12 Another letter has been sent to the owner/occupier to cut the vegetation back further and a further site visit will be carried out week commencing 10/01

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:36, Fri 17 December 2021

  • 10/01 Owner has contacted and has arranged for the vegetation to be cut back by 31/01. A further inspection will be carried out week commencing 31/01

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:24, Monday 10 January 2022

  • 08/02 A further site visit was carried out and the vegetation was not cut back. An enforcement letter will be sent week commencing 14/02 and a further site visit will be carried out week commencing 07/03

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:43, Tuesday 8 February 2022

  • Again nothing has been done even though the occupant promised months ago to deal with it can you please advise what is going to happen

    Posted anonymously at 14:01, Tuesday 22 March 2022

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:02, Tuesday 22 March 2022

  • This has been investigated for 9 months now, with all due respect this really is not good enough, fed up with cars being scratched and it makes life very difficult for an ambulance that calls every day for a disabled resident.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted anonymously at 17:03, Tuesday 22 March 2022

  • 30/03 A further site visit has been carried out and the vegetation has not been cut back. This has been passed to the area team for works to be instructed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:47, Wednesday 30 March 2022

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:54, Tuesday 26 April 2022

  • This report has been assessed and a job for repair has been raised.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:56, Tuesday 26 April 2022

  • Works To Be Completed by 3rd June

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 16:26, Thursday 26 May 2022

  • 22/06 Works have now been completed

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:10, Wednesday 22 June 2022

  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway, the highways team have now resolved the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:55, Tuesday 28 June 2022

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