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Trees need shaping as blocking streetlights

Reported via mobile in the Tree obscuring streetlight category anonymously at 11:41, Sun 19 June 2022

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3607248.

Good morning. I have raised 2 reports before where you have added comments that action will be taken on the trees blocking out the streetlights causing ASB as allowing cover for people using the shade to enter or try vehicles. The last entry here https://www.fixmystreet.com/ report/ 3533024 has been actioned by your contractors, but they did one tree (badly) so this new report is being raised so you don’t pay them for an awful job. There are still trees touching telephone wires, trees causing shade over cars so potential targets and if that’s the best shaping of a tree, then goodness knows where they learnt their skills from. Happy to talk if needed, so get in touch and please send a surveyor back (and get them to walk round with me). But whatever you do, do not pay this contractor for doing something an amateur could have done in 15 minutes!

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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 07:40, Mon 20 June 2022

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We have carried out works to the tree to increase light from street light however after speaking with Streetlighting Department and having them attend site there is nothing further that can be done to increase light spread

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 08:53, Wed 6 July 2022

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