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Block view of road self seeds in garden damage car

Reported in the Tree debris (droppings, sap or seeds) category anonymously at 09:46, Thursday 28 May 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2132217.

Tree blocks view of road when leaving my drive - busy in the mornings. Tree self seeds - have spent over £3k so far cutting down the trees that have been in my garden - lots new trees sprouting all over the garden in the back and front. Sap is damaging the paintwork of the cars on the drive and causing a thick coat of sticky sap every day Been here for 11 years and the problem has always existed - usually branches cut down but nothing done about visibility of road

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  • Enquiry received

    Thanks for your enquiry regarding a council-owned tree. This has been sent to Aragon Direct Services for further investigation. We will endeavour to provide a further update within 3 working days

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 09:46, Thursday 28 May 2020

  • Inspection Arranged

    Thanks for your enquiry regarding a council-owned tree.

    Your enquiry has been allocated to one of our qualified tree surveyors who will carry out an inspection and provide an update within 20 working days.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 10:51, Thursday 28 May 2020

  • Thanks for your enquiry regarding a council-owned tree.

    In accordance with the Peterborough Tree & Woodland Strategy 2018-2028, a qualified tree surveyor has assessed your request and concluded that there is no need to undertake tree works.

    We don't prune or remove a council-owned tree to remove or reduce blossom, tree sap, honeydew or remove fallen leaves and blossom from private land. Tree sap or honeydew are a seasonal problem. When we plant new trees, we try to choose those that are less likely to cause this problem. You can remove tree sap or honeydew from your car using warm soapy water. We regularly sweep leaves and blossom from our parks, roads, and footpaths or cycle paths that run alongside them.

    All council-owned trees are surveyed by a qualified surveyor for safety every one-to-five years, depending on how much the area surrounding them is used. We also carry out maintenance work if it's needed.

    For further information please read the Peterborough Tree & Woodland Strategy 2018-2028

    https://drive.google.com/ file/ d/ 1ZBu7zy_jIYlXsKRoUkZFZ8xvpdBK1uhH/ view

    I trust this answers your enquiry, however, should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Aragon Direct Services.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 10:33, Friday 12 June 2020

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