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The roots of the Council trees, affects the posts

Reported via desktop in the Problem with tree roots category anonymously at 12:18, Monday 9 August 2021

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2923882.

This has been an ongoing problem for more than 11 years. Basically the roots from the Council trees which back on to the bungalows from no. 22 – 29 especially at the back of no. 26 is affecting the posts, which stops the gate from being bolted or latched. The new gate shifts due to the roots from the tree/s affecting the foundation. I have called out the contractor several times to adjust the new gate, which only lasts for a few week. The problem is the foundation, caused by the tree roots, not the gate or the posts. This is a constant cost to the Senior Residents on site. Their Service charge is for site related problems. The reason for this email is to request to have the large roots dug out and removed. In addition, it would be better to remove the nearby tree which is causing the problem. I would appreciate a reply to my work email address which is:- Amy E. Jones Development Manager 01733 324028 07730 697284

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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 12:18, Monday 9 August 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 20 working days.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 12:41, Monday 9 August 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 15:23, Monday 6 September 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 14:46, Thursday 21 October 2021

  • Works complete

    Our records confirm that all works are now complete and as such your enquiry is now closed. We trust this answers your enquiry, however, should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Aragon Direct Services.

    Thank you.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 10:18, Thursday 25 November 2021

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