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Willow has large split branch near cycleway

Reported in the Emergency - Tree (Other) category anonymously at 09:30, Monday 6 July 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council 1 day, 3 hours, 57 minutes later. Council ref: 2187313.

The weeping willow is old and a top branch has split. It is very close to the cycleway and is a danger to pedestrians/cyclists using the footpath. I am unable to provide photographs

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  • Category changed from ‘Parks/landscapes’ to ‘Emergency - Tree (Other)’

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 13:26, Tuesday 7 July 2020

  • Works recommended

    Thanks for your enquiry regarding a Council owned tree.

    A qualified tree surveyor has assessed your request and following a site visit has recommended works. On completion of the works you may feel the task undertaken may not fully address the issue raised. Aragon Direct Services employ qualified tree surveyors to undertake the inspections and all works recommended are in accordance within the guidance contained within the Peterborough Tree & Woodland Strategy 2018-2028.

    Continued management of all our trees forms an integral part of this strategy. 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. Where inspection identifies maintenance work it is scheduled in accordingly with safety issues forming the highest priority.

    For more information please read the Peterborough Tree & Woodland Strategy 2018-2028
    https://drive.google.com/ file/ d/ 1ZBu7zy_jIYlXsKRoUkZFZ8xvpdBK1uhH/ view

    Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact Aragon Direct Services.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 07:30, Wednesday 8 July 2020

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