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Tree roots up lifting pavement

Reported via desktop in the Growth at the bottom of trees/regrowth category anonymously at 10:58, Wed 19 October 2022

Sent to Peterborough City Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3899596.

More than a year ago someone came out to examine a tree whose roots are causing damage to the pavement outside of no. 74 Paynesholm; I live at no. 73. The tree was surrounded by barriers and nothing further has been done as far as we can see. This tree is an eyesore and is blocking pedestrian access to parked cars as well as affecting kerb appeal. We have reported this twice through FixMyStreet to be informed it will be taken in hand and we would be kept up to date. The first report went in in Aug 2022 and the second in September 2022; we are now in October and still nothing has been done as far as we can see. We feel after all this time this needs to be addressed by either repairing or removing the tree. Given this does not appear to have been acted on we would appreciate it if you would let me know who to complain to get this resolved.

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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 10:58, Wed 19 October 2022

  • 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 12:01, Wed 19 October 2022

  • This is being dealt with by Highways Department so enquirer will need to contact them and ask to speak to Highways Inspecter Martin Brooker

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Peterborough City Council at 14:57, Fri 18 November 2022

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