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Overhanging/grown trees blocking light

Reported via desktop in the Tree blocking daylight category anonymously at 13:18, Tuesday 23 February 2021

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2566570.

I am writing to you for advice regarding who is responsible for pruning the elderberry trees along my fence behind 93 Welland Road/recreational ground. I have noticed that they have damaged fence due to the size. Another concern is the height looking to be well over 40 ft cutting out all the afternoon sun. My enquiry relates to who is responsible for the upkeep and for consequences of falling branches common with this species. I would request that if the council is responsible that the trees be cut back in height to perhaps half before the birds start to nest. The trees are very nice but there is a problem in that they are not being maintained and of course the fact that they are damaging my fence. Many Thanks

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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 40 working days.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 07:44, Wednesday 24 February 2021

  • 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 10:43, Thursday 8 April 2021

  • Works in progress

    The works order has now been issued to the contractor for completion within 30 working days. However due to Covid-19 restrictions and workings this may be extended

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 10:58, Thursday 6 May 2021

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