Giant hogweed on private property
Reported via desktop in the Overgrown vegetation in Council parks and green spaces category anonymously at 14:39, Wed 20 October 2021
Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 18 hours, 9 minutes later. Council ref: 3074321.
Report of Giant Hogweed growing from number 134 London Rd West. The weeds have spread onto the next door garden.
It is rife in the garden of134 at the bottom of the garden, nearest to the fields beyond.
Reporting as required under dangerous plant act.
Thank you for your report, it will be reviewed by the appropriate team.
State changed to: In progress
Posted by Systems Team at 14:39, Wed 20 October 2021
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 08:26, Thu 21 October 2021
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 ‘Objects in the road’ to ‘Obstructive vegetation’
State changed to: Open
Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 08:48, Thu 21 October 2021
The Council will treat non-native invasive plant species such as; Japanese Knotweed, Giant Hogweed, Himalayan Balsam, Ragwort, Rhododendron ponticum growing on Council-owned land. If you think there are non-native invasive species growing on private land or on your land or property not owned by the Council; we can provide you with identification, treatment and removal, however we will charge you for this service. This report has been passed to the Parks team who will investigate and respond.
Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 08:50, Thu 21 October 2021
We have looked into this issue and found it is not the council's responsibility. Please let the organisation responsible know instead. The report is now closed, further comments may not be monitored.
State changed to: not the council's responsibility
Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:47, Wed 16 March 2022
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.