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Possibly dangerous leaning tree.

Reported via desktop in the Trees and woodland category anonymously at 11:33, Fri 27 November 2020

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2407699.

A tree (probably ash) is leaning at an acute angle across Five Arches cycle path, approximately where indicated. It appears to be partially supported by trees on the opposite side. Since this is a very large tree I fear it could seriously injure somebody walking underneath should it, or its branches come down. I have been aware of this for some time believe somebody should take a look.

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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 17:12, Fri 27 November 2020

  • A resident has reported that the tree has now fallen and and is being held up by another tree branch. If the branch wasn't there the tree would of fallen over completely.

    Posted anonymously at 15:44, Thu 10 December 2020

  • Tree has been checked and is stable. It is programmed to be felled this month.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 15:12, Tuesday 12 January 2021

  • Just an update that this tree is still over the cycle path. While it doesn't look immediately unsafe - I walk under it every day (as do many others) and I would be a concerned in high winds.

    The last update said it was due to be felled back in Jan but this hasn't happened.

    Posted anonymously at 13:52, Tuesday 11 May 2021

  • We have resolved this issue. If this issue reoccurs please log a new report.

    Thank you for using Fix My Street. Reporting issues like this online can help us deal with them more efficiently.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:05, Friday 3 September 2021

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