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Tree blocks street lamp

Reported via desktop in the Vegetation overhanging a road or pavement from private land or property category anonymously at 18:27, Thursday 11 March 2021

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2602519.

There is a street lamp between houses 8 and 9. A tree grows in the garden of number 8 such that it prevents the street lamp from illuminating the narrowish pavement in front of house 8. I appreciate we are approaching the time of year with the longest days, however, on non-moonlit nights, the shadow is very dark. This is a particular concern on a night before recycling collection day. I think the tree merely needs clipping away from the street lamp to rectify the problem. Many thanks.

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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 18:27, Thursday 11 March 2021

  • The (cypress) tree has been reduced in height, so that it is more like a high hedge now, and the street lamp is in free space. The height of the lamp may clear the width of the cypress, so that little shadow is now cast, but I have not passed after dark since the reduction in height to know.

    Posted anonymously at 14:41, Monday 15 March 2021

  • The tree is no longer there, so the difficulty will no longer exist. Thanks.

    Posted anonymously at 00:22, Monday 10 May 2021

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