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Overgrown hedge on foot path

Reported via iOS in the Trees and Woodland Maintenance category anonymously at 18:38, Wed 11 February 2015

Sent to Stevenage Borough Council 2 minutes later

The hedge and trees along the footpath from hooks cross to stevenage now mean that pedestrians have to walk in the road A602

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  • Passed to the Arboricultural department.

    Posted by Stevenage Borough Council at 09:53, Thu 12 February 2015

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 05:07, Thu 12 March 2015

  • Now that nature is waking up from winter, the trees and hedges are becoming thicker and bigger. There are places along this footpath where you have to step into the road to get past the obstructions. It's a 40MPH road, it seems most don't stay below this limit, and so is quite an exhilarating experience dicing with death this way!

    Posted anonymously at 05:07, Thu 12 March 2015

  • My wife and I tried to walk along the footpath at the end of December 2015. This has been open for nearly a year now. The overgrown hedges are so bad in places now that we actually had to walk along the A602, which was not a very pleasant experience. Does it take a serious or fatal accident to get someone to actually cut these bushes and trees back? Surely someone is responsible for keeping the footpath accessible?

    Posted anonymously at 11:14, Thu 28 January 2016

  • This has been reported on to Herts County Council under the referance number of 201011991551.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Stevenage Borough Council at 11:51, Tue 31 May 2016

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