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Large tree needs pruning overhanging private gardens

Reported via desktop in the Tree Requires Pruning category anonymously at 12:16, Saturday 3 June 2023 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4626711.

Tree outside the back of Walnuts Café needs cutting back. Located in a side road behind Kingsway

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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 12:16, Saturday 3 June 2023

  • Bromley Council are not responsible for maintaining private trees. Further information on your rights and options for dealing with overhanging trees from neighbouring private land can be found at the Citizen's Advice website:

    State changed to: third party responsibility

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:58, Monday 5 June 2023

  • Thank you for your enquiry. The trees rear of your property are privately owned and protected by law under a tree preservation order. Under common law you are permitted to prune back branches that infringe on your air space but given the trees are subject to a TPO you must first obtain permission by submitting an application with planning, further details can be found from: trees/ tree-protection

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:59, Monday 5 June 2023

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