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Tree pruning

Reported via mobile in the Tree Requires Pruning category anonymously at 16:55, Friday 9 June 2023 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4652453.

The trees in Laxey road have not been pruned in 24years to my knowledge they desperately need doing. One in particular hangs right into property.

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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 16:55, Friday 9 June 2023

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:07, Tuesday 13 June 2023

  • This has still not been actioned

    Posted anonymously at 22:16, Sunday 2 July 2023

  • The order for these tree works has been raised with the Council’s contractor and remains outstanding within their planned schedule of works. We will continue to liaise with our contractor until the works are completed. The works may take several months to complete. Thank you for your patience.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:32, Tuesday 4 July 2023

  • One tree was pruned today, what about all the others?

    Posted anonymously at 18:11, Monday 31 July 2023

  • The tree officer inspected the trees in this road at the time of the enquiry and works were raised in accordance with our tree management policy which is found at https://www.bromley.gov.uk/ trees for the tree or trees in this road. Contractors may or may not complete the works on the tree or trees in the same day or week. Please note Bromley will only undertake works to a tree for an identified health & safety or highway obstruction issue. Please note that as outlined in our Tree Management Strategy Tree management strategy - Foreword - Tree management strategy - 2023 to 2027 (bromley.gov.uk)

    The Council will not prune trees in relation to the following: • Branches overhanging properties • Where a tree is thought be overly large • Interference with satellite, TV or other media reception • Branches and/or limbs in physical contact with telephone wires • Excessive leaf fall • Fruit fall • Problems associated with pollen • Excreta caused by insects or birds • Obstruction of view • Lack of light. The situation will be reviewed cyclically as part of our programme of tree condition surveys and safety inspections.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:49, Tuesday 1 August 2023

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:02, Wednesday 2 August 2023

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:16, Friday 8 September 2023

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