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Vegetation obstructing pavement

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 15:22, Thu 26 May 2022

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3554018.

The property at 179-181 Weedon Road, Northampton NN5 5DA has been vacant and not maintained since October 2020.

The shrubs protruding from the property onto Weedon Road obstruct the pavement and provide danger to passers by, mothers with oram and persons on wheelchairs trying to get through the pavement on this busy road. (Pictures attached.)

I am writing to ask you to take steps necessary to remedy the situation as a matter of urgency, as this is a serious health and safety hazard

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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 15:22, Thu 26 May 2022

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A letter has been sent to the relevant landowner requesting that the overhanging vegetation is cut back. A revisit will be carried out 14 days after the receival date of the letter.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 11:52, Mon 30 May 2022

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