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The tree is overhanging our driveway

Reported via mobile in the Street category anonymously at 12:28, Sat 14 August 2021

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later. Report ref: 2935114.

The pigeons always come to this tree because of the berries and this gets on out car and driveway

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 12:28, Sat 14 August 2021

  • If YOUR tree overhangs a neighbours garden they have the right to cut it back but MUST hand the branches back by law , so the same applies if the tree encroaches onto your property you can cut it back and leave the branches sat the base of the tree

    Posted by Joyce Colman at 19:59, Sat 14 August 2021

  • There may be no further action due to one of the following:
    - Does not meet guidelines on actionable defects such as leaf, fruit & seed fall, bird and other wildlife issues, light & TV reception.
    - Falls within existing maintenance parameters.
    - Already actioned on a previous report.
    - To be monitored before any action will be taken.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 15:13, Thu 30 December 2021

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