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Tree growing against & damaging fence on house boundary

Reported via desktop in the Parks and Greenspace category anonymously at 15:09, Thursday 7 October 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

Tree is pushing against fence as it grows, pulling fence panels from post and exposing private property. Fence is boundary of Dunkery Road sports ground. (Exact house number can be supplied). It’s an ongoing issue since the tree is right against the boundary.

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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 15:10, Thursday 7 October 2021

  • To help us action and resolve this issue please could further information be provided as comments to this report. For example information such as a house number or street light column number can greatly help us to correctly identify the location while further details such as the nature and scale of an issue (especially dumped rubbish) assists us co-ordinating an appropriate response.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:00, Tuesday 12 October 2021

  • The tree described above is in the section of the Dunkery Road sports field behind my property (32 Grace Close). Although my property is in Lewisham Borough, the fence and tree concerned are the responsibility of Bromley Borough. If the condition deteriorates further and the fence falls down eg in a storm, my property will be exposed. The ideal solution would be to remove the tree,

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 18:07, Tuesday 12 October 2021

  • 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 19:49, Tuesday 12 October 2021

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:05, Sunday 17 October 2021

  • An update on timing and work proposed would be appreciated, in view of current forecast for stormy weather. It’s now over a month since your holding reply received, and 3 months since original letter sent to you.

    Posted anonymously at 13:41, Wednesday 24 November 2021

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