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Hedge obstructing footpath

Reported via mobile in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 20:09, Wed 1 December 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3154284.

See previous ref: 3036197 You stated that you would monitor this, after two weeks, to check that the homeowner has cut their hedge back. This has obviously not happened as the hedge is bigger than ever. Whilst I appreciate that this is not your responsibility, this overgrown hedge obstructs the footpath, which is your responsibility. This is a poorly lit, dangerous t-junction and the footpath needs to be accessible.

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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 20:09, Wed 1 December 2021

  • Final inspection requested w/c 24/01. If no works have been done an enforcement notice will be served.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:46, Wednesday 26 January 2022

  • Inspection of 09/02 showed that footway was clear, adjacent hedgerow had been cut back to a sufficient degree. Therefore we have closed this report as our intervention is no longer necessary.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:52, Wednesday 9 February 2022

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