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Overgrown, Excessively Large Trees

Reported via mobile in the Obstruction on road or pavement category anonymously at 16:17, Tuesday 30 August 2022

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3790686.

There are very large, significantly overgrown trees along Newton Road.

On the side of the road opposite Day Cresent, there are large trees which line the path. My complaint surrounds a number of trees which are excessively large and both: A.) Overhang the path, requiring people to duck as they pass under them. B.) Overlap on to privately owned property, causing a significant reduction of natural light entering the properties and blocking all light to the grass below - killing it and turning it brown.

A number of complaints surrounding these issues have been made both verbally to councillors and via phone calls already over the past few years, but we have had no action and are getting extremely frustrated with the apparent neglect this area of Twerton has received as of recent times.

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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 16:17, Tuesday 30 August 2022

  • Almost 1 month since I filed the initial report, and we have still had no updates on this matter.

    Posted anonymously at 09:05, Saturday 24 September 2022

  • 3790686 Low hanging tree onto path

    Posted anonymously at 18:04, Friday 30 September 2022

  • 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 09:57, Friday 14 October 2022

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