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Hanging branch on tree problem

Reported via desktop in the Emergency - Hanging branch category anonymously at 11:49, Wed 9 December 2020

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2424159.

This tree stands on the Marholm Road Bretton . It is on the right hand side of the road just past the entrance to the crematorium. It is the first tree after the entrance. It looks potentially dangerous as it could fall on someone underneath.

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  • Emergency 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 emergency inspection and provide an update within 2 working days.

    Any works required will be completed within 5 working days.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 08:07, Thu 10 December 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry regarding a Council owned tree.

    A qualified tree surveyor has assessed your request and following a site visit has been unable to recommend any further action on this occasion.

    Please be aware that Aragon Direct Services manages the Council owned trees in accordance with the Peterborough Tree & Woodland Strategy 2018-2028.

    Continued management of all of 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

    We trust this answers your query. 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 11:18, Friday 8 January 2021

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