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Overgrown Trees

Reported via desktop in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 15:48, Friday 27 May 2022

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3556547.

The trees along rothwell road need to be cut back the 2 trees outside no.98 are touching the property and are so overgrown they are touching cars and damaging vehicles. There is also a telephone line which goes through the trees and when its windy its tugging the line. Please can the trees be pollarded.

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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 15:48, Friday 27 May 2022

  • Thank you for your enquiry, concerning overgrown vegetation in this area. Whilst we appreciate your concerns, there is no legal requirement to remove or even prune trees for the benefit of overhead cables. If the tree is growing very close to, through or affecting overhead lines you should contact the relevant utility company. Nevertheless, we have issued for the low growth to be attended to within the next month.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 17:00, Wednesday 1 June 2022

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