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Trees branches overhanging driveway and nearly the house

Reported via desktop in the Public Trees category anonymously at 18:35, Tue 19 October 2021 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

The tree outside 37-39 Lime Tree Walk needs pruning, please can you fix. The branches could drop in high wind and cause considerable damage

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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 18:36, Tue 19 October 2021

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:55, Fri 22 October 2021

  • Resident has called to say lots of branches have come down by tree have damaged residents car is going to claim

    Posted anonymously at 11:25, Wed 8 December 2021

  • If you believe a Council-maintained tree is causing damage to your property you will need to complete a claim form. Bromley currently have a shared Insurance Service with Sutton Council and an online claim form can be completed and submitted via Sutton’s website: https://www.sutton.gov.uk/ info/ 200436/ customer_services/ 1146/ insurance_service/ 2

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:34, Wed 8 December 2021

  • Unfortunately more large branches have fallen from the tree this morning at 9am. These branches have damaged our car further and with them falling at 9am could have killed or seriously injured someone this time. There are other rotten looking branches in the tree that are in danger of falling. Please can this be investigated and appropriate action be taken urgently to prevent anymore damage or worse potential injury to someone.

    Posted anonymously at 10:06, Tue 28 December 2021

  • The identified works to this tree have been raised with our contractor and we are chasing with them for completion at the earliest opportunity.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:38, Thursday 6 January 2022

  • A contractor came to pick up the fallen tree over the road and said they were unaware of work on other trees and so I am following up to see if this work has been instructed. can you update please? the contractors also wouldn't take away the large fallen branches from the tree - can these be taken away?

    Posted anonymously at 13:03, Thursday 20 January 2022

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