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Public tree overgrown and likely risk

Reported via mobile in the Tree Requires Pruning category anonymously at 12:08, Monday 1 August 2022

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

Public tree on public land is fast growing and leaning too far forward. Branches likely to snap in high wind which is a hazard to public. Requires removal.

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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 12:09, Monday 1 August 2022

  • 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 09:30, Tuesday 2 August 2022

  • The tree is located between rear of Carlys Road and no 26 Kimberley road. The tree is not owned by anyone and the area of land it sits on does not belong to any of the residents. The tree is a hazard and would appreciate the Council removing it.

    Posted anonymously at 10:54, Tuesday 2 August 2022

  • Thank you for your enquiry regarding the tree adjacent to your property.

    According to our records neither the trees nor the land which they stand on are the responsibility of Bromley council. In order to find out who owns the land on which the tree in question stands, I suggest you contact The Land Registry: search-property-information-land-registry

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:27, Wednesday 3 August 2022

  • Bromley Council are not responsible for maintaining private trees. Further information on your rights and options for dealing with overhanging trees from neighbouring private land can be found at the Citizen's Advice website:

    State changed to: third party responsibility

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:29, Wednesday 3 August 2022

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