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Light completely blocked out by tree branches

Reported via mobile in the Light blocked by vegetation category anonymously at 21:29, Monday 26 September 2022

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

The street light on the corner by 44 Hawthorne avenue is completely blocked by tree branches and does not shine on path or road at night. This will become more of a problem as the earlier dark nights start to set in. The tree is situated in a house and needs it cut back. Please can you look into this as have the tree cut back so that the light can shine onto the road as it is supposed to.

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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 21:29, Monday 26 September 2022

  • We have notified the responsible party of their duties and responsibilities and informed them that further enforcement action may be taken if the issue is not resolved. For overhanging vegetation reports please allow 28 days for the responsible party to arrange action before notifying us of any continued obstruction.

    State changed to: third party responsibility

    Posted by Bromley Council at 12:40, Tuesday 27 September 2022

  • Hi the reported street light obstructed by tree vegetation remains and whoever owns the tree has done nothing about it. There remains no light that shines on the area needed and it remains dark. Please can this be escalated.

    Posted anonymously at 20:02, Thursday 3 November 2022

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

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:08, Monday 7 November 2022

  • I’m at 42 Hawthorne and I agree the light is totally covered by trees they need cutting back ..leaves all over the pavement and road need clearing ..I have cleared on many occasions but I am a pensioner..and this is becoming difficult..please take note with thanks

    Posted anonymously at 19:02, Monday 7 November 2022

  • Bromley Council have issued an Enforcement Notice to the responsible party.

    State changed to: third party responsibility

    Posted by Bromley Council at 16:11, Tuesday 8 November 2022

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