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Tree mess down Morpeth Close and Oakleigh Drive

Reported via mobile in the Tree debris (droppings, sap or seeds) category anonymously at 10:17, Tuesday 29 June 2021

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2825993.

Multiple trees along Morpeth Close, these trees are huge, they are causing a lot of floating leaves and general foliage from them which leaves the roads full of its mess, there needs to be regular road sweeping in place to rectify this. Not only the roads but this also creates a lot of mess in private gardens for owners to clean up which is why we all hae 2 brown bins in this area and are now expected to pay an additional charge simply because the council aren't maintaining the trees themselves.

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  • Enquiry received

    Thanks for your enquiry regarding a council-owned tree. This has been sent to Aragon Direct Services for further investigation. We will endeavour to provide a further update within 3 working days

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 10:17, Tuesday 29 June 2021

  • 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 10:21, Tuesday 29 June 2021

  • Thanks for your enquiry regarding a council-owned tree.

    In accordance with the Peterborough Tree & Woodland Strategy 2018-2028, a qualified tree surveyor has assessed your request and concluded that there is no need to undertake tree works.

    We don't prune or remove a council-owned tree to remove or reduce blossom, tree sap, honeydew or remove fallen leaves and blossom from private land. Tree sap or honeydew are a seasonal problem. When we plant new trees, we try to choose those that are less likely to cause this problem. You can remove tree sap or honeydew from your car using warm soapy water. We regularly sweep leaves and blossom from our parks, roads, and footpaths or cycle paths that run alongside them.

    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. We also carry out maintenance work if it's needed.

    For further information please read the Peterborough Tree & Woodland Strategy 2018-2028

    I trust this answers your enquiry, 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 15:15, Monday 16 August 2021

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