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Reported via desktop in the Trees and woodland category anonymously at 10:38, Wednesday 6 January 2021

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2461267.

The tree outside our house has grown too tall to be safe. The tree further up our road has already been shortened.

Robert Phillips, 69, Norhtmead Road. midsomer norton BA3 2Sh

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  • We've passed this report to another team in the council. They will 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 ‘Obstructive vegetation’ to ‘Trees and woodland’

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 09:47, Tuesday 9 February 2021

  • This tree is in an inspection programme and is routinely inspected every 2-3 years where it's condition is assessed. If any essential works are identified they are included in the tree works programme.

    Trees are not necessarily dangerous just because they're big or tall or because they are situated within falling distance of buildings and roads. Trees in general do not collapse because of their height alone. It is usually because the trees are dead or dying or have a root or basal issue that is liable to pre-dispose the tree to fail. Hence the council regularly inspects it's tree stock for any significant defects.

    Read more about Parks & green spaces in Bath & North East Somerset. services/ sport-leisure-and-parks

    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 14:13, Thursday 11 February 2021

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