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Tree close to boundary causing damage

Reported in the Tree is considered to be causing damage category anonymously at 10:18, Tuesday 8 September 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2284002.

Tree is causing damage to shed and wall and cracks have now appeared on house. Additional budlia tree outside fence causing damage to fence and footpath near drains. Landscaping alongside the garden has damaged mesh fencing which allows dogs to escape. I am 64 years old and unable to address this myself all trees and bushes on council owned land

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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 08:40, Wednesday 9 September 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 further information please read the Peterborough Tree & Woodland Strategy 2018-2028

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

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 14:54, Tuesday 6 October 2020

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