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Enormous tree with roots growing into front gardens

Reported via desktop in the Tree Requires Pruning category anonymously at 08:17, Thu 23 March 2023 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4348386.

This huge Hornbeam tree outside numbers 2 and 4 Fairfield Road, BR1 3QW is overhanging the gutters, blocking the gutters. More importantly its roots are growing in both front a gardens, and due to the size of the tree we are concerned that it's roots will soon be under the houses and affect the foundations. It needs some serious pollarding, to significantly reduce it's size In previous years, some small side branches have been trimmed of it, but this is not enough.

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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 08:18, Thu 23 March 2023

  • This tree has been inspected and is not considered to require remedial works at this time. The situation will be reviewed cyclically and any required action will be addressed within a future works programme.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:55, Wed 29 March 2023

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