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Tree overhanging and damaging car

Reported via mobile in the Public Trees category anonymously at 09:29, Tue 17 August 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

Tree between 118 and 120 Palace View is overhanging. It blocks the pavement and a large amount of sap gathers on my car resulting in high cleaning costs and potential damage. The tree needs to be much more frequently pruned or removed.

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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 09:30, Tue 17 August 2021

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:38, Wed 15 September 2021

  • No action has been taken, the tree outside 118 had not been cut back.

    Posted anonymously at 12:48, Wed 15 September 2021

  • The basil growth of this tree has been removed. The tree will re be re inspect in relation to the trees condition and to see if further works are necessary

    Thank you

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:35, Wed 29 September 2021

  • Thank you for reporting this issue. The tree was inspected and works were actioned to remove the basal growth which presented an obstruction. The original request to have the tree pruned due to aphid excreta will not be actioned in accordance with our tree management strategy. For further information on this and steps you can take to prevent build up of sap leading to potential issues with your vehicle please refer to our Tree Management Strategy document which is available via the Bromley Council website.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 19:52, Wednesday 19 January 2022

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