Street landscaping Tree roots encroaching property
Reported via desktop in the Problem with tree roots category anonymously at 14:16, Wednesday 3 March 2021
Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2584486.
Tree roots from the street landscaping are running under the paving slabs outside our front door (Number 25) and may damage our foundations. The paving slabs have become noticeably 'wobblier' in this last year due to being lifted by tree roots and are a trip hazards as well.
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 07:51, Thursday 4 March 2021
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 15:34, Wednesday 7 April 2021
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 10:54, 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 12:47, Friday 7 May 2021
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