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Cedar Tree (TPO?) St Mary's Church Graveyard

Reported via desktop in the Public Trees category anonymously at 16:41, Sun 19 September 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

I understand that Bromley Council is responsible for maintenance of this church graveyard and the cedar tree and 4 limes are under TPO's. There is much concern about the large cedar which overhangs the pavement of College Road. This recently shed a limb on to the pavement and could do again, potentially endangering a pedestrian. I wish to know when this and the 4 limes were last inspected for safety and when the last time maintenance was carried out please?. The 2 tall limes nearest the church entrance porch are also causing a nuisance to the building. The leaves and fruit husks are constantly blocking the porch gutters. The church is unable to constantly clear these and may well result in rain ingression if allowed to continue without substantial pruning/crown lifting of these trees. .

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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 16:42, Sun 19 September 2021

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:46, Sun 26 September 2021

  • Resident called states part of the works complete, however the 2 conifers touching roof of church & lime trees that block church gutters with leaves

    Posted anonymously at 09:24, Fri 26 November 2021

  • Our contractor has been notified to take the appropriate action.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 16:13, Wednesday 12 January 2022

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