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Oak tree causing subsidance to the front of my house

Reported via desktop in the Pavement Defect category anonymously at 11:32, Thursday 6 October 2022 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

The oak tree in front of my house has been allowed to grow so large in recent years that it has not only damaged the pavement, but also lifted my front wall and in my opinion is causing subsidance to the front of my house. Please send someone over to investigate this

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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 11:33, Thursday 6 October 2022

  • You have contacted us to claim that a tree owned by the London Borough of Bromley is causing subsidence to your property. Subsidence can be caused by a number of factors, so legally you will need to provide evidence that it is this identified tree that is causing the movement.

    We recommend that you seek professional help through, your home insurance company to identify the reason behind the subsidence, and if the cause is proven to be related, please contact us again.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:21, Monday 10 October 2022

  • We have investigated this report and have made contact with the report originator to outline further details. This report is now closed on FixMyStreet.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:23, Monday 10 October 2022

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