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Overgrown trees causing trip hazards and property

Reported in the Tree is considered to be causing damage category anonymously at 08:14, Thursday 27 August 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2265672.

Moderated by an administrator at 10:53, Monday

The roots of the trees have been growing too close to the properties. These are now going through the pavements and have created a trip hazard and are also rooting towards the foundations of buildings ehich is visible. New trees are also starting to form from the current trees. They are also over growing to the top of the houses and building. They have caused property damage and trip hazards for over a year

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  • 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 10:28, Thursday 27 August 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.

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 15:35, Wednesday 16 September 2020

  • Works approved

    The works recommended from the inspection have been approved and we are in the process of issuing a work order to our contractor.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 11:06, Friday

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