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Number of very large trees with overhanging branches - High Street, East Harptree

Reported via desktop in the Trees and woodland category anonymously at 14:25, Thu 7 April 2022

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3444185.

There are a significant number of very large trees with heavy branches overhanging High Street in East Harptree which, if they blow down, could cause serious damage and possibly fatal injury. Would you please take whatever action is necessary as a matter some urgency to have the overhanging branches removed and the trees made safe. Will you please advise what action is being taken to deal with this very dangerous situation.

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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 15:45, Mon 25 April 2022

  • We've looked into this report and are investigating the issue. The trees are likely to be on private land but the location is not clear from the description also please explain how it has been assessed that these trees are more vulnerable to dropping branches than other trees. 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 16:00, Mon 25 April 2022

  • 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 12:45, Monday 13 February 2023

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