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Overgrown hedges

Reported in the Other public road issue category anonymously at 11:42, Mon 24 August 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council 23 hours, 25 minutes later. Council ref: 2260497.

The following has been reported to me, and I undertook a site visit on Friday afternoon (photos attached). I believe the same issue has been dealt with in the past, if you could check back through Amey records, and may involve an absent landlord.

Overgrown shrubs and overhanging trees on the corner at a block of flats around 113 Somerville. The tree has low hanging branches, as per the image with my car in sight. The worst branch actually hangs at the level of my windscreen when passing. Pedestrian or mobility scooter passage is restricted, due to the shrubs spreading across the footpath.

Can this be dealt with a.s.a.p., please? I ask this because, as a consequence, the overgrowth prevents easy sight of oncoming traffic from the left when leaving the point at which the photos were taken. There was a car parked on the opposite side of the main route yesterday that forced oncoming traffic over to the side nearest this junction. I almost had a collision but was spared because I was taking extreme caution.

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  • Thanks for making your report.

    It will be passed on to the relevant department. We will endeavour to provide you with an update within 10 working days.

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 11:14, Wed 23 September 2020

  • The Peterborough City Council Highways team have assessed this issue as a medium priority and aim to repair it within 2 months.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 11:14, Wed 23 September 2020

  • The works regarding this report have been completed. Please be aware that this job may be a temporary fix.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 09:59, Wednesday 6 January 2021

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