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Long length of holly hedges encroaching pavement up to 2 feet to left of Crayside house and Shepheard housing complex

Reported via desktop in the Road and Pavement Issues category anonymously at 12:32, Saturday 24 October 2020 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

Recently the council acted to force Crayside house to withdraw its illegal wall from the pavement BRILLIANT. The houses to the left of that up to Church Row have huge holly hedges which extend onto the pavement by up to 2 feet and extend clearly beyond their entrance boundaries. Can the council act again to put this right before the pavement is made good outside Crayside ?

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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 12:32, Saturday 24 October 2020

  • Crayside have cut down their holly bushes in favour of a hard boundary, must we really lose more wildlife habitat to reclaim a foot or so of what is already a wide pavement? I have lived here for 30 years and the bushes have always been well maintained. These are not permanent structures so should not be treated the same way as a newly built wall. Hedgerows are invaluable to our local ecosystems and should not be reduced on a whim, especially when they are not currently causing any detriment.

    Posted anonymously at 09:37, Tuesday 27 October 2020

  • LBB is already aware of this further to report https://fix.bromley.gov.uk/ report/ 2271387 and this matter, too, is being investigated.

    Posted anonymously at 14:06, Tuesday 27 October 2020

  • Thank you for using FixMyStreet to report your concerns to Bromley.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:25, Tuesday 27 October 2020

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