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Overgrown sycamore tree

Reported via desktop in the Trees and woodland category by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 09:21, Thursday 15 October 2020

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2341718.

Seeds and leaves from the tree are falling onto resident property ( no17) causing gutter blockage.

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  • 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 Bath and North East Somerset Council at 10:26, Thursday 15 October 2020

  • Every year resident has the same problem. Leaves , seeds are blocking gutters and entrance to the back of the property. With the heavy rain it can be dangerous.

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 14:43, Wednesday 4 November 2020

  • We have looked into this issue and found that it doesn't meet our criteria for intervention. There is not a Sycamore tree the council is responsible for overhanging 17 Welton Grove plus please see information below regarding detritus from trees growing on neighbouring land:- Leaf, blossom and other natural detritus loss from trees is a seasonal occurrence, and they can travel some distance before coming to rest, particularly if it’s windy. It is not the responsibility of the tree owner, in this case the council, to clear leaves that have fallen onto a neighbour’s land. This cannot be prevented by pruning.

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    The report is now closed, further comments may not be monitored.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 09:49, Thursday 5 November 2020

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