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Huge tree root uplifting pavement outside 24 Milestone road

Reported in the Public Trees category anonymously at 10:03, Friday 13 September 2019 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council 2 minutes later

The root raised the pavement significantly and makes it almost impossible to get a wheelchair or buggy over it. The tree is also overhanging the house significantly.

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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 10:05, Friday 13 September 2019

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:52, Monday 16 September 2019

  • Good afternoon, This job has now been passed to a gang for action. Thank you for your patience

    Posted anonymously at 12:09, Friday 25 October 2019

  • Please note we are also concerned that the roots of this tree might cause damage to the property (especially the basement) as they are so close.

    Posted anonymously at 15:07, Friday 25 October 2019

  • The reported issue requires the footway to be excavated to allow for tree root trimming before being reinstated, these works will now be co-ordinated between our Highways and Tree Teams.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 07:38, Wednesday 30 October 2019

  • Hello, now that the tree roots have been exposed one can clearly see the damage that they are already causing to our property. Some bricks on the front wall have been broken and a lot of the paving in the front garden has been pushed up. To prevent any further damage to our property, it seems only fair that the tree and its roots are removed, maybe replaced by a smaller tree. Please advise if this is the intended way forward. Thanks.

    Posted anonymously at 08:04, Monday 4 November 2019

  • Good afternoon, Please bear with us our contractor has tried several times to complete the work but vehicles are restricting the completion of these works. Thank you for your patience.

    Posted anonymously at 12:54, Tuesday 12 November 2019

  • Hi, thanks for the update. Are you able to let us know what work will be done? Want to make sure that our concerns about the roots and the damage to our property are being addressed. Thanks

    Posted anonymously at 13:20, Tuesday 12 November 2019

  • We have investigated this report and have made contact with the report originator to outline further details. This report is now closed on FixMyStreet.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 16:51, Tuesday 12 November 2019

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:53, Friday 15 November 2019

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