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.
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
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.