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Large tree in back garden of 29 Hatton park road

Reported via mobile in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 19:13, Tuesday 13 July 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2862612.

The tree has become very large overhanging foot path and overshadowing houses and is looking distressed,las year a large part broke and almost hit our house

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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 19:14, Tuesday 13 July 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately, we are currently experiencing high volumes of enquiries and will endeavour to respond within 10 working days. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:37, Wednesday 14 July 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. Whilst we appreciate and understand your concern, we have conducted a visit to the location and confirm that the road and pathway is clear for the highway user. Therefore, no further action will be taken at this point. However, in the meantime, we can advise that; should a tree encroach over into a property boundary, a resident can cut a tree back to their property line as per common law. More information can be found here: http://www.northampton.gov.uk/ trees.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:17, Tuesday 7 September 2021

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