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Very high grass obscuring signs

Reported via desktop in the Weeds category anonymously at 15:40, Thursday 10 June 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2782979.

Very high grass verges around this estate - Verge cutting in NN8 4GF area, Burywell Road, Pym Close and flowerhill drive. The grass is so high it is covering the road signs

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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 15:41, Thursday 10 June 2021

  • Following a review this issue is not a Northamptonshire County Council responsibility.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:37, Tuesday 15 June 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 on Bluebell Close. We understand feel that the current state of the vegetation is hazard to the visibility of road users. Whilst we appreciate your comments, the location of the hedges you have identified are not on the adopted highway. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the private landowner/developer to maintain and is outside Northamptonshire Highways’ control. We advise you to contact Wellingborough Norse to expedite this matter further.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:37, Tuesday 15 June 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 on Bluebell Close. We understand feel that the current state of the vegetation is a hazard to the visibility of road users. Whilst we appreciate your comments, the location of the verges you have identified are not on the adopted highway. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the private landowner/developer to maintain and is outside Northamptonshire Highways’ control. We advise you to contact Wellingborough Norse to expedite this matter further.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:39, Tuesday 15 June 2021

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