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Overgrown bushes and tree touching the house

Reported via mobile in the Overgrown trees category anonymously at 17:31, Tuesday 29 June 2021

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2827490.

Today (29th June)the council finally came to cut the bushes, but only the ones on the end and not the middle ones. I am not very happy as it’s that overgrown that it is in the path way it’s now dangerous and hard to see when your driving out Of the road and why cut the bushes but not do that one. They wouldn’t let orton Southgate look like this

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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 07:49, Wednesday 30 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 visited the site, assessed your request and concluded that there is no need to undertake tree works.

    We don't prune or remove council-owned trees because they are considered too big or too tall unless it is deemed to be dangerous.

    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 14:56, Tuesday 31 August 2021

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