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Overgrown trees x 3

Reported via mobile in the Tree blocking daylight category by Angela Wilson at 17:48, Mon 25 October 2021

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3084058.

3 x sycamore trees were planted 15 years ago to replace 1 x bush. They are over grown and for the last 3 years have blocked the sun from my rear garden. They are also over hanging the walk way blocking the light and making it very dark down Alfred’s Way. The leaves also make a mess making it slippery on the pathway, we have a lot of elderly people around here. I’m also concerned about the roots as the trees are close to my property. Could they either be crowned or considerably reduced in size please? Anything would be a huge improvement. Thank you

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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 09:27, Tue 26 October 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 15:57, Wed 17 November 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 10:34, Thu 18 November 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 14:14, Thu 2 December 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 14:21, Thursday 27 January 2022

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