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Weeping willow tree causing structural damage

Reported via mobile in the Overgrown trees category anonymously at 17:40, Wednesday 23 June 2021

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2813757.

This tree is not suitable to be so close to houses, it is dangerous and will be causing hidden damage, weeping willows should be in parks, not just feet from homes. Please say why nothing is being done about it, the drains will also be affected by the huge root system.

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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 10:44, Thursday 24 June 2021

  • 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 09:08, Friday 25 June 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 11:01, Friday 25 June 2021

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