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Overgrown Bushes & Trees Obscuring Newark Road

Reported via desktop in the Overgrown trees category by James Nimmo at 22:54, Tuesday 7 June 2022

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3579420.

The trees and bushes here are overgrown and are obscuring the view to Newark Road. If you're coming past Varity House on Vicarage Farm Road towards the roundabout, you'd give way to other road users coming down Newark Road, looking to your right. This is problematic due to the overgrown bushes and trees that obscure the view of Newark Road. I've seen several near misses and as a driver myself entering the roundabout, it's clear to go at first, but due to the obstruction you can't see cars coming down. Leaving you to slam on. If these could be cut back to free up the view down Newark Road it'd be helpful.

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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 08:24, Wednesday 8 June 2022

  • 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 08:39, Friday 17 June 2022

  • 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 08:45, Friday 17 June 2022

  • 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 12:05, Monday 20 June 2022

  • 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 11:42, Wednesday 22 June 2022

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