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Outside 15-17 Uplands, a young tree needs re staking it is very lopsided and will grow at 45 degrees

Reported in the Public Trees category anonymously at 16:32, Monday 25 March 2019 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council 3 minutes later

As outlined the tree needs re staking to grow upright

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 16:38, Monday 25 March 2019

  • Why do councils put up such trees! All they do is cause problems in the years to come!

    As the tree gets older...Lifting tarmac/or stone flagging. Tree branches causing eye injury. Leaves dropped everywhere in Autumn, slip hazard. Branches growing out into the road, causing damage to passing vehicles. Councils never cut back such trees, thus growing into a right mess.

    Trees have a place on this Earth like in big green areas or replacing old dead trees with new ones, but why on earth would it be a smart idea to plant them on a kerb.

    Posted anonymously at 16:48, Monday 25 March 2019

  • Street trees are an essential element of the street scene, delivering important ecological benfits to the urban environment where they needed the most. Benefits include improving air quality by the production of clean oxygen and the removal of pollution particulates from the air, as well as whole host of other benefits including improved human health and well-being, temperature reduction in hot periods through the provision of shade, provision of important habitats for birds, fungi, insects and other species that would otherwise be unable to exist in the urban environment, as well as adding to the aesthetic/amenity value of the street scene and even increasing properties values. All of our trees are inspected every three years by qualified Tree Inspectors to ensure that they are kept in the safest possible condition. We also respond to issues raised through Fix My Street and carry out any necessary works to prune dangerous branches and fell dead or dangerous trees when required. For further information please see our Tree Management Strategy: https://www.bromley.gov.uk/ downloads/ file/ 3334/ tree_management_strategy_2016-2020

    Posted anonymously at 10:35, Wednesday 27 March 2019

  • Our contractor has been notified to take the appropriate action.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:43, Wednesday 27 March 2019

  • We are continuing to investigate and working to resolve this report

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:17, Friday 3 May 2019

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