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6 Pine Avenue dying tree with fungus

Reported in the Public Trees category anonymously at 19:58, Wed 22 July 2020 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

The street tree outside 6/8 Pine Avenue has fungus on trunk about 7ft above ground level and bark is falling off in many places. Concerned it is rotting & dying. Can it be removed & new tree planted nearby

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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 19:58, Wed 22 July 2020

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:37, Fri 18 September 2020

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:06, Tuesday 5 January 2021

  • As a qualified Arboriculturist I consider just the removal of the dead wood from the Malus tree outside 6/8 Pine Avenue to be an inadequate response. The presence of fungal fruiting bodies indicates that internal decay is already well advanced. Bearing in mind that it is in a public area and cars regularly park under the tree there is an inevitability that the tree will be damaged sooner rather than later & damage cars.

    Posted anonymously at 12:18, Tuesday 5 January 2021

  • Thank you for your update. The work carried out to this tree has been deemed appropriate by a qualified Arborist. We will continue to monitor the health and condition of the tree as part of our routine inspection cycle. For more information please see our Tree Management Strategy (https://www.bromley.gov.uk/ downloads/ file/ 3334/ tree_management_strategy_2016-2020)

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:29, Thursday 14 January 2021

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