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Highway tree covered in excess Ivy outside 5 Windsor Road.

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 07:34, Fri 11 June 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2784091.

The street tree is full of Ivy to the point that the tree is suffering. Residents have attempted to sever the Ivy themselves but this needs the attention of a tree surgeon. The tree is at an increased risk of failing due to the excessive weight and increased wind load of the Ivy. Please arrange to sever the ivy near the base of the tree.

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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 07:34, Fri 11 June 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Our team have undertaken an initial inspection of this tree to ensure that it is structurally sound at this time. Northamptonshire Highways will undertake a detailed inspection of this tree within the next 28 days to formalise a plan of action in relation to the ivy growth and the ongoing health of the tree.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:27, Mon 28 June 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 15:07, Sun 11 July 2021

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