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Lots of branches hanging from tree obstructing footpath and road

Reported via mobile in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 18:35, Thursday 10 June 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2783455.

We complain about this tree every year. It's branches hang so low that pedestrians have to duck to walk underneath it at points. Lorrys and busses often snap large branches off the tree when driving past and they fly down at speed onto the path. There is also a large Bush at the bottom of the tree which obstructs our view for getting on and off of our drive. We cut that back all the time because the council don't, they walk past strimming the grass but Completely ignore the massive Bush

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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 18:36, Thursday 10 June 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Our team have inspected this site and raised a works order to cut back the growth on these trees. These works will be undertaken within the next 28 days.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 16:11, Monday 28 June 2021

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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:12, Friday 2 July 2021

  • This issue still hasn't been resolved even though it says work should have commenced within 28 days

    Posted anonymously at 19:16, Wednesday 1 September 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 19:17, Wednesday 1 September 2021

  • Thank you for your further comments. Unfortunately, works have been delayed until the Autumn as, prior to commencing work, it was found that birds are nesting there. Therefore, we are unable to proceed until nesting season is over. We would like to apologise for any frustration caused and thank you for your continued patience and understanding.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:22, Monday 6 September 2021

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