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Overgrown Cherry tree 5/7/9 Orlingbury Road

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 17:15, Mon 20 September 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3013954.

This Cherry is a magnificant specimen producing pink flowers and cherries. It has been allowed to become overgrown, obstructing viewing when entering or leaving the driveways of No 7 and no 9. It takes light from No.7 A large segment has died and is hanging down. It has expanded in to at least three domestic telephone cables. In large winds it is beginning to affect reception. Needs TLC with someone who knows how to pollard correctly. This is not the first time this has been raised

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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 17:16, Mon 20 September 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We are currently dealing with a high number of queries and will respond fully to this matter within 10 working days.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:40, Mon 27 September 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We appreciate you have concerns about an overgrown tree on Orlingbury Road. We have inspected and it will be cut within the next month.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 13:25, Thu 11 November 2021

  • Two gentlemen appeared the other day and made a cosmetic change to the lower branches. However the rest of the requirment has still to be addressed. The reduction in height and the removal of a dead major branch hanging from the main trunk. The telephone lines are still in the canopy of the tree. The men that did the trim tell me that they were not allowed not cut anything thicker than their thumb. This tree still needs proper pollarding treatment.

    Posted anonymously at 08:47, Fri 26 November 2021

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 08:48, Fri 26 November 2021

  • Thank you for your further comments. a 28 day job will be raised to have the tree reduced in size . Thank you for your patience and understanding.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:24, Wed 1 December 2021

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

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:32, Wed 1 December 2021

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

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:34, Wed 1 December 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 17:25, Monday 28 February 2022

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