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Overgrowing Conifers

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 14:23, Tuesday 18 January 2022

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3249747.

This section of footpath , all of which is adjacent to a row of conifers needs to be cut back immediately. They have grown out of control , so much so that they are taking up over 50% of the public footpath.

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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 14:24, Tuesday 18 January 2022

  • Thank you for your enquiry and for bringing this matter to our attention. We are currently awaiting confirmation of ownership of the trees. Once this is received, a further update will be given. We hope to update you within the next 10 working days.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 12:37, Tuesday 25 January 2022

  • 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 here. 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 within the next 14 days.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:58, Monday 31 January 2022

  • The trees have now been cut back as requested.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 10:59, Thursday 24 March 2022

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