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The hedge is blocking vicle access to several homes.

Reported in the Vegetation overhanging a road or pavement from private land or property category anonymously at 17:22, Tue 22 September 2020

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2307165.

This hedge is not cut by the landowner, it was reported last year and not dealt with, another neighbour had to pay to have it trimmed. There have been issues on this track such as an ambulance was unable to get to our home in an emergency, my wife almost died. The other neighbours now keep the track clear from their bushes or trees, The owner of the land this hedge is on does not live on the land. The hedge is now causing an obstruction to my car, and some delivery vehicles will not come up the track. I am a paraplegic, so vehicular access for myself and delivery vehicles is paramount. A neighbour has likghtly trimmed some of the hedge to allow their small car access, but ut relly needs fully cut back to the edge of the track, and along its entire length. It is the hedge on the right of the track going up. The issue has been present for several years and the hedge gets wider each year.

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  • Thank you for your report, it will be reviewed by the appropriate team.

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Systems Team at 17:22, Tue 22 September 2020

  • We've looked into this report and are investigating the issue.
    We will update this report once we decide what action to take.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Systems Team at 13:27, Wed 23 September 2020

  • Hedges are overgrown on Gloucester road, unable to pass through on the bikes

    Posted anonymously at 12:31, Fri 9 October 2020

  • I have had to trim some of this hedge from my wheelchair in order to help stop the paintwork on my car from being scratched. However it still needs to be properly cut back and maintained on a regular basis by the landowner..

    Posted by Philip J Martin at 08:45, Tuesday 19 January 2021

  • Someone has made a very good job of trimming the hedge, as it should be every year. It has been trimmed back to where it should, and a very neat job has been done. I just hope that this continues. Was this done by the council, the landowner, or another neighbour?

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Philip J Martin at 12:29, Monday 5 April 2021

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