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Trees blocking light from lamp post

Reported in the Street Lighting and Road Signs category anonymously at 07:42, Friday 28 August 2020 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

Woodbastwick rd is a dark rd at the best of times to walk down, but there are 3 trees surrounding this lamp post so hardly any light is getting through. I reported last year too, obviously this year the tress are bigger and blocking more light.Two are on the pavement beside the lamppost 1 is in the garden of no 70 Woodbastwick rd.All the trees need a good cut back to allow the light to shine and for it to be safe to walk in Woodbastwick Rd. Thank you

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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 07:43, Friday 28 August 2020

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 16:10, Tuesday 1 September 2020

  • Thank you but it would be good to know what action the contractor is taking and when?

    Posted anonymously at 10:02, Sunday 6 September 2020

  • Its now the 17th September and nothing has happened and the nights are getting darker earlier would be useful for an update please

    Posted anonymously at 20:03, Thursday 17 September 2020

  • Our contractor is allowed 28 days to complete the work under the terms of their contract with us. The completion date for this job is 29/09/2020.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:38, Tuesday 22 September 2020

  • Thank you for the update. sadly the 29th has now be and gone and no one as been so the completion date for this now passed :( When will this be fixed Woodbastick rd is a very dark rd these lamps do not give off a lot of light at the best of times let alone when blocked by the trees. Could this work be carried out as a matter of urgency, thank you

    Posted anonymously at 16:32, Tuesday 29 September 2020

  • The 29th well and truly passed its now the 7th of October with no sign of anybody even coming to have a look or even an update. Please could we have one or the other. Thank you.

    Posted anonymously at 19:43, Thursday 8 October 2020

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 16:05, Friday 9 October 2020

  • Could you please tell me what appropriate action as been taken as to my eye the trees are exactly the same as when 1st reported on the 28th august it is now the 10th October and you are saying the issue is fixed, This is INCORRECT

    Posted anonymously at 00:25, Saturday 10 October 2020

  • The works undertaken to this tree are consistent with the instructions to our contractor and relate to an identified health & safety or highway obstruction issue, please note that works beyond that to reduce the tree size or to light, telephone lines etc will not be taken as outlined in our Tree Management Strategy (https://www.bromley.gov.uk/ downloads/ file/ 3334/ tree_management_strategy_2016-2020)

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:14, Wednesday 14 October 2020

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