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Public hedge overgrowing into path way

Reported via desktop in the Weeds category anonymously at 17:03, Monday 11 October 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3053633.

Hedge either side of the pathway connecting Mansell Close to Senna drive is overgrown and restricting the width of path and also potential risk for users being scratched or worse

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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 17:03, Monday 11 October 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We understand that you have concerns about overgrown vegetation in this area. Whilst we appreciate your comments, the location of the part of the vegetation that you have identified is not on the adopted highway. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the private landowner to maintain and is outside Northamptonshire Highways’ control. Nevertheless, we have written to the landowner requesting that the vegetation is cut back within the next 14 days. We will endeavour to revisit the site following the two weeks’ notice period.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:32, Friday 15 October 2021

  • We are pleased to confirm, that following another visit to the location, the vegetation has now been attended to.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:59, Thursday 4 November 2021

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