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Light from the council lamp post is being blocked in all directions by an out-of-control hedge, which is also blocking the pavement and forcing pedestrians onto the road.

Reported in the Overhanging vegetation from private land category anonymously at 18:40, Wednesday 13 June 2018

Sent to Bromley Council 5 minutes later

The hedge used to be cut across in a straight line below lamp-light. The back of the hedge is on the land of 48a Yester Road. The front of the hedge is on the land of 4 and 5 Greatwood. It has grown out of control, especially over the last 2 years, and the walls are cracked as a result of extensive root growth and present a danger to pedestrians if they collapse. Residents are having trouble reversing their cars in the dark. Pedestrians cannot use the pavement by the wall because of overgrown branches and are forced to walk on the road. This is particularly hazardous at night when it is dark and the light from the lamp post is obscured.

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 18:48, Wednesday 13 June 2018

  • We are continuing to investigate and working to resolve this report

    Posted by Bromley Council at 17:30, Friday 15 June 2018

  • We have notified the responsible party of their duties and responsibilities and informed them that further enforcement action may be taken if the issue is not resolved. For overhanging vegetation reports please allow 28 days for the responsible party to arrange action before notifying us of any continued obstruction.

    State changed to: third party responsibility

    Posted by Bromley Council at 21:58, Monday

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