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Trees branches overhanging driveway and nearly the house

Reported via desktop in the Public Trees category anonymously at 18:35, Tue 19 October 2021

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

The tree outside 37-39 Lime Tree Walk needs pruning, please can you fix. The branches could drop in high wind and cause considerable damage

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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 18:36, Tue 19 October 2021

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:55, Fri 22 October 2021

  • Resident has called to say lots of branches have come down by tree have damaged residents car is going to claim

    Posted anonymously at 11:25, Wed 8 December 2021

  • If you believe a Council-maintained tree is causing damage to your property you will need to complete a claim form. Bromley currently have a shared Insurance Service with Sutton Council and an online claim form can be completed and submitted via Sutton’s website: https://www.sutton.gov.uk/ info/ 200436/ customer_services/ 1146/ insurance_service/ 2

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:34, Wed 8 December 2021

  • Unfortunately more large branches have fallen from the tree this morning at 9am. These branches have damaged our car further and with them falling at 9am could have killed or seriously injured someone this time. There are other rotten looking branches in the tree that are in danger of falling. Please can this be investigated and appropriate action be taken urgently to prevent anymore damage or worse potential injury to someone.

    Posted anonymously at 10:06, Tue 28 December 2021

  • The identified works to this tree have been raised with our contractor and we are chasing with them for completion at the earliest opportunity.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:38, Thursday 6 January 2022

  • A contractor came to pick up the fallen tree over the road and said they were unaware of work on other trees and so I am following up to see if this work has been instructed. can you update please? the contractors also wouldn't take away the large fallen branches from the tree - can these be taken away?

    Posted anonymously at 13:03, Thursday 20 January 2022

  • We have removed the fallen branches. The other works are still to be completed and have been added to our priority list. Thank you for your patience.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:29, Wednesday 26 January 2022

  • Hi the contractors came round today and worked on some of the smaller trees across the road but have missed the most problematic 2 large trees outside 37 and 39. I am not sure if they are planning to return to fix these, please can you update?

    I would very much like this to be fixed as I can see at least 1 very large dead looking branch overhanging the driveway that has potential to cause serious damage to property and injury to people on the tree outside 37.

    Posted anonymously at 14:24, Friday 28 January 2022

  • Hi

    More branches fell overnight as in the photo though the larger branches whilst still intact are in danger of falling. Please can you update on the fixing of the trees

    Thanks

    Posted anonymously at 17:53, Monday 31 January 2022

  • We cannot give an exact date when these works will be undertaken. This work is on their priority list.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 13:45, Monday 7 February 2022

  • Resident has contacted again regarding this - states a lot of branches have fallen again over night which are large branches and these could cause more of an issue - please can this be looked into

    Posted anonymously at 10:05, Friday 18 February 2022

  • There is now a very large broken branch within the tree which will likely fall. please can this be removed.

    Posted anonymously at 16:11, Friday 18 February 2022

  • The large branch has now fallen, this could have killed someone. please can it be removed and the other branches on the tree be looked at urgently as there are others in danger of falling.

    Posted anonymously at 09:37, Thursday 24 February 2022

  • Thank you for the enquiry, the large branch in the tree has now been removed.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:39, Tuesday 1 March 2022

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:39, Wednesday 20 April 2022

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