Overgrown street tree obstructing street light
Reported in the Restricted Visibility category anonymously at 11:18, Thu 10 October 2019 using FixMyStreet Pro
Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 2 minutes later
Street tree at the end of Wales Street is obstructing the light from station forecourt lamp.
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State changed to: Investigating
Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 11:20, Thu 10 October 2019
Due to parking and heavy large vehicles coming on to pavement, driveway has collapsed.
Posted anonymously at 10:32, Fri 18 October 2019
Thank you for your enquiry. The landowner has been contacted and requested to cut back overhanging vegetation within the next 14 days. A re-visit will then be undertaken.
Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 12:15, Thu 24 October 2019
The tree next to the Council street lamp has been cut on one side (only). However, there is a horse chestnut tree nearer the station forecourt that is obstructing the light from the blue lampost (LED daylight lamp) and this needs to be pruned so one can walk from the station at night with some light!
Posted anonymously at 12:18, Tue 29 October 2019
Novemmber 6th--the station forecourt lamp is still obstructd by a horse chestnut tree overhanging the publiic footway and is all the more urggennt given the increase inn darkness hours.
Posted anonymously at 11:10, Wed 6 November 2019
Thank you for your enquiry. The landowner has been contacted and requested to cut back overhanging vegetation within the next 14 days. A re-visit has now been taken and the tree has now been cut back by the house owner. No further action required, Thankyou.
State changed to: Action scheduled
Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 08:52, Mon 11 November 2019
Although the leaves are now falling, both lamps are still obstructed and light is reduced. this is the darkest time of the year.
Posted anonymously at 18:48, Wed 4 December 2019
January 2020 and both trees have still not not been cut back around the two separate lamp posts. This is the time of year for such action-before the buds begin for next year's leaves, which will then block the light all over again!
Posted anonymously at 10:40, Tuesday 7 January 2020
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