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Tree roots causing severe damage to pavement and to my property.

Reported via desktop in the Trees and woodland category by Geoffrey Ifill at 12:50, Wed 9 December 2020

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 1 week, 5 days, 2 hours, 37 minutes later. Council ref: 2424237.

Tree roots causing severe damage to the pavement and to my property. Difficult for wheelchair/pushchairs to pass between tree and wall. Roots has extended as far as to the house itself. Roots causing cracks to my property walkway and retaining wall now. Roots has also overtaken soil area and flower beds. Difficult to plant and retain healthy flowers. Roots sucking all nutriments from soil. Reported this several times over the years but no action appeared to have been taken.

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  • Thank you for this report. We will review the details and carry out an inspection of the site if required.

    9 out of 10 Pavement Damage reports are updated within 10 working days once we decide what action to take. To find out what we do and why it might take longer, please visit https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/ fmsroads06

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    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Systems Team at 12:50, Wed 9 December 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 10:14, Fri 18 December 2020

  • We've passed this report to a tree officer within our Parks department. They will now investigate and carry out any further work needed. Sometimes it can take a little longer as a result.

    We'll update this report once we've decide what action to take.

    Category changed from ‘Damage to pavement’ to ‘Trees and woodland’

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 15:26, Mon 21 December 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 Bath and North East Somerset Council at 16:26, Tue 22 December 2020

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