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Leaves constantly falling from overgrown tree and causing blockage of my drainage system.

Reported via mobile in the Street category anonymously at 16:41, Sun 4 June 2023

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later. Report ref: 4629966.

The tree is outside 37,Axminster Crescent,Welling .My property is 35,Axminster Crescent,Welling DA16 1HQ.This tree is overgrown and urgently needs cutting back as it is causing many problems. It overhangs my neighbours front garden,it is constantly dropping leaves and they build up on my drive,so every two days i have to spend time tidying them up,the fallen leaves block my drainage system so again i have to spend my time in taking the leaves out. This is all very time consuming and has been going on for 9 weeks now. I am 62 years of age and my back is starting to feel the effects of constantly bending to keep the fallen trees from building up on my driveway. The leaves could be diseased as they are shrivalled on the tree.On 1st June 2023 the tree had a few lower branches taken off,but this is nowhere near enough. I have attached a photo of the said tree.

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 16:41, Sun 4 June 2023

  • Action Scheduled

    Work to resolve the issue you raised and undertaken on a priority basis. We cannot provide specific timescales but aim to get this matter resolved as soon as possible, and we will notify you.

    Thank you for bringing to our attention.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 07:44, Wed 7 June 2023

  • Report Ref:4629966 still has not been fixed dated 30th June 2023. Please advise when works are scheduled.

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 15:41, Fri 30 June 2023

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 17:10, Sun 2 July 2023

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 17:41, Sun 30 July 2023

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 19:12, Sun 27 August 2023

  • 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 12:32, Mon 27 November 2023

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