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Public footpath can’t van be used due to low hanging branches

Reported via iOS in the Private property category anonymously at 14:29, Wednesday 16 August 2023

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later. Report ref: 4898222.

33 frinstead road has a tree with really low hanging branches that are stopping the use of the alley way between frinstead and avenue road u have to literally stoop really low to get pass them the tree is at the end of there garden hanging over into the alleyway next to there house they also have a hedge at the front which has taken over half of the pavement this has been going on for years but the tree has now got so overgrown it’s almost impossible to use the alleyway which is a public footpath

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 14:29, Wednesday 16 August 2023

  • The whole garden front and back is just growing everywhere the front of the house has a bush that has taken over half the path and half the entrance to the alleyway. When I walked there today it looks like people have been breaking branches of the hanging tree just to get past

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 19:34, Thursday 14 September 2023
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • State changed to: Open

    Updated by London Borough of Bexley at 17:55, Wednesday 20 September 2023

  • Still not been dealt with tree still all hanging down and bush taking over parh and alley !!!!!

    Posted anonymously by a non-staff user at 05:53, Friday 13 October 2023
    Still open, via questionnaire

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    Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 15:21, Friday 13 October 2023

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