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Becoming very tall and blocking light

Reported via mobile in the Tree Requires Pruning category anonymously at 18:27, Mon 12 September 2022 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 3820446.

Tree blocks sunlight in my garden and makes my living room very dark. Has become an issue in the last three years. One tree is in local authority land and second tree is next to it but situated at the back of my neighbours garden.

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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 18:28, Mon 12 September 2022

  • To help us action and resolve this issue please could further information be provided as comments to this report. For example information such as a house number or street light column number can greatly help us to correctly identify the location while further details such as the nature and scale of an issue (especially dumped rubbish) assists us co-ordinating an appropriate response.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:23, Mon 26 September 2022

  • Further to your request for further information, the tree in question is located at Brook Lane Community Gardens 41 Brook Lane Bromley BR1 4PU. The tree is directly next to the corner of the fence of 1 Sudbury Crescent Bromley BR1 4PY

    Posted anonymously at 12:38, Mon 26 September 2022

  • 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 09:55, Fri 7 October 2022

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:33, Sat 15 October 2022

  • Thank you for your patience whilst we work to resolve your enquiry.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:00, Fri 25 November 2022

  • Thank you for your continued patience. The contractor is in hand to visit site as a priority to prune the tree from the allotments gardens side.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:22, Fri 6 January 2023

  • A team is in hand to visit site to cut back the tree property, thank you for your continued patience.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:48, Wed 8 February 2023

  • My apologies that your enquiry has an unresolved status, the contractor is in hand to visit site as a priority to undertake works.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:17, Mon 20 March 2023

  • Thank you for your continued patience whilst we work to resolve your enquiry.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:24, Fri 5 May 2023

  • Thank you for your continued patience whilst we work to resolve your enquiry.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 07:56, Mon 26 June 2023

  • The works are in hand to be completed by the contractor as a priority, thank you for your patience.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:11, Mon 7 August 2023

  • Thank you for your continued patience whilst we work to resolve your issue.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:26, Tue 26 September 2023

  • The works are in hand to be completed as a priority, thank you for your patience.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:59, Fri 10 November 2023

  • These works have been added to our priority list to be completed asap. Please note the number of emergency callouts raised as result of damage caused by Tuesday's storm winds may delay completion. Thank you for your patience while we work to resolve this issue.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:03, Friday 5 January 2024

  • Hi please could you let me know when the liklihood is that the trees will actually be pruned. This has been going on since 2022. When there are strong winds I have to clear up any weak branches that fall off.

    Posted anonymously at 11:35, Friday 2 February 2024

  • Please accept or sincere apologies for the delay. These works have been roved from our incumbent contractor and given to a third-party contractor. We anticipate this will be completed within 6-8 weeks.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:12, Thursday 15 February 2024

  • My apologies for the delays, the third party contractor is in hand to visit site to undertake works raised for this enquiry. Thank you for your patience.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:43, Wednesday 3 April 2024

  • The third party contractor is making good progress working through all the jobs issued to them and will arrive on site soon to complete the works raised for this enquiry. Thank you for your continued patience.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:10 today

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