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Branches are growing over into my property and onto the above wires

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 15:28, Mon 14 June 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2791033.

The tree was last felled in March 2012, the roots keep breaking through the pavement and now they are coming onto my land I am concerned that they will eventually grow and destroy the foundation of my house. One of the branches over looking the road looks like it is decaying. I have been trying to have the tree felled for quite a few years but I'm constantly told it's not their department to deal with trees. I hope you are the correct department to have this resolved. Thank you for helping me to resolve the issue of the over grown tree on the corner of Dryden Street.

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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 15:28, Mon 14 June 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Northamptonshire Highways have inspected this site and will undertake works to trim back and remove dead wood from this tree within the next 6 months. For further information relating to the structural integrity of foundations please contact your household insurer who will be able to advise further.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 16:42, Mon 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 13:58, Fri 2 July 2021

  • 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 09:15, Monday 31 January 2022

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