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Tree needs crowning- touching house and overhanging garden

Reported via desktop in the Tree Requires Pruning category anonymously at 10:04, Monday 20 June 2022

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

The plane tree opposite 6 Avondale Road is overhanging my garden and needs crowning also it is touching my house It is causing problems with tree roots and taking light away from my bedrooms.

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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: fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:05, Monday 20 June 2022

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    Posted anonymously at 11:49, Wednesday 22 June 2022

  • This tree has been inspected and is not considered to require remedial works at this time. The situation will be reviewed cyclically and any required action will be addressed within a future works programme.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:49, Wednesday 29 June 2022

  • This tree is touching the house and it definitely needs cutting back. We have been waiting years and asking for this for the last 5 years Please cut this tree back It is overhanging the garden and causing a choking hazard for young children too

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 10:14, Saturday 16 July 2022

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

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:47, Wednesday 27 July 2022

  • This tree will be pruned shortly. Sorry for the confusion. This tree has has been pruned regularly for the last 13 years. (It is on our database,) We are pruning this tree because it is in contact with your property. We do not prune for light issues, or overhang. Trees overhang private property can by common law be cut back by the land owner. Thank you

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 11:40, Wednesday 27 July 2022

  • Please can you inform when this work is scheduled to take place? The tree needs crowning definitely Many Thanks

    State changed to: Open

    Posted anonymously at 08:51, Wednesday 10 August 2022

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