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Tree overgrown and hanging low outside 59 Stembridge Road

Reported in the Public Trees category anonymously at 16:05, Mon 10 June 2019 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council 5 minutes later

This tree was planted as a sapling a few years ago and is a beautiful tree but needs pruning as it blocks light and causes pedestrian obstruction.

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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 16:13, Mon 10 June 2019

  • Is there any prospect of this work being carried out? The branches are now so low that pedestrians are needing to move them out of the way to pass by. When it rains they get soaked just passing through. It really does need urgent attention. Please respond.

    Posted anonymously at 10:28, Tue 30 July 2019

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:24, Mon 11 November 2019

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:57, Thu 14 November 2019

  • Absolutely no action was taken by the Council, and now that the leaves have been shed naturally it will not be an issue until next summer. Thank you for nothing Mr Contractor.

    Posted anonymously at 17:43, Fri 15 November 2019

  • The lower branches of the tree have been pruned by our contractor to improve access for users of the highway. Council policy states that we do not prune trees to alleviate issues relating to blocked light. For more information please see our Tree Management Strategy which can be found on the Council's website: https://www.bromley.gov.uk/ trees

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:56, Tue 19 November 2019

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