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Insufficient solution to tree root lifting crossover

Reported via desktop in the Tree roots lifting pavement category anonymously at 11:38, Fri 21 October 2022 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

The pavement and blocks of the crossover outside 28 the crescent have been reset. However, nothing was done to the tree roots which are actually causing this problem. Hence the reset blocks are simply 50mm higher than they were originally laid. This has created a 50mm lip (trip hazard) between the drive and the crossover. The tree root is still in place untrimmed, the pavement and crossover has a pronounced hump and the problem that a public tree root is lifting the pavement, crossover to 28 The Crescent and lifting the blocks of the hard standing of 28 the crescent persists.

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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: fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:39, Fri 21 October 2022

  • LBB have inspected this location 21/10/22 and found that the repairs to the public footway have been completed to acceptable standards and no further action will be taken in respect of this. LBB acknowledges your comments in regards to tree roots you advise are affecting your property frontage and this report will be passed to LBB’s Tree Department for them to further investigate.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:56, Fri 21 October 2022

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:40, Tue 25 October 2022

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:13, Fri 2 December 2022

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:32, Monday 16 January 2023

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:00, Tuesday 7 February 2023

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