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Tree overhanging into road

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 12:07, Thursday 14 October 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3062194.

Hamilton Coaches - a tree is overhanging from the church and a it hits the roof of a single deck coach and could potentially smash the window of a double decker due to it hanging down so much. It has been like this for over 2 months.

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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 12:08, Thursday 14 October 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. We understand that you have concerns about the condition of the vegetation on this section of road; specifically a tree that is overhanging. Whilst we appreciate your comments, the location 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 resident requesting that the vegetation is cut back from the footway within the next two months, as it is a conservation area. A revisit will then be made to check this has been done.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:20, Tuesday 19 October 2021

  • State changed to: Closed

    Updated by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:17, Wednesday 20 October 2021

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