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Overgrown hedge/tree/bushes

Reported anonymously at 09:46, Wed 30 September 2009

Sent to East Hertfordshire District Council and Hertfordshire County Council 3 minutes later. FixMyStreet ref: 75159.

Very overgrown border/ bushes (particularly one very large buddleia). If not Council's responsibility, please advise and I will contact nearest house.

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  • Any news on this one? Had a reply from East Herts DC same day saying not them, probably Herts CC. Have not even had an acknowledgement for Herts CC!! PS: Reported this by telephone to Herts CC about three weeks ago.

    Posted anonymously at 10:36, Wed 7 October 2009

  • Have reported problem to Herts CC Highways Department direct and have received acknowledgement.

    Posted anonymously at 10:12, Wed 28 October 2009

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 10:12, Wed 28 October 2009

  • Highways Department eventually advised (after seven weeks) that verge is not their responsibility!!

    Posted anonymously at 11:27, Wed 25 November 2009

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 11:27, Wed 25 November 2009

  • Sue,
    I had a similar problem with the patch at the corner of Jasmine Drive and Vixen Drive.
    Both the county and district councils tried to pass the problem to each other. The aswer in this instance was that verges are County Council highways dept reponsibility. They subcontract the work to the district council, who in turn subcontract it again. However in your case it could be different.

    Posted anonymously at 13:29, Thu 8 April 2010

  • OK now. I assume owner of neighbouring house cut it back. Looks lovely now.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 14:22, Thu 8 April 2010

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