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Overgrown vegetation

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 15:25, Tue 9 November 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3113708.

Vegetation overgrown onto footpath in places between Herbert Gardens and Senna Drive, but especially at this point where pyracantha thorns protrude over half the path at eye level; overgrown from this year's growth.

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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 15:26, Tue 9 November 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 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 from the footway within the next 14 days. We will endeavour to revisit the site following the two weeks’ notice period.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:00, Mon 15 November 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:09, Tue 7 December 2021

  • Following another visit to the site we can confirm that some of the vegetation has been attended to. The areas that still require attention will now be passed on to the relevant department for further enforcement action. Thank you for your patience and for bringing this matter to our attention.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:41, Tue 14 December 2021

  • site to be viewed by 25th Jan

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:43, Tue 14 December 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:30, Tuesday 4 January 2022

  • site viewed 11.1

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:26, Tuesday 11 January 2022

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