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Overhanging tree needs pruning urgently please

Reported via desktop in the Tree Requires Pruning category anonymously at 12:56, Wed 20 September 2023

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5013696.

This tree overhangs the roof and blocks the gutters of the top flat on the corner of Village Way/The High Street. Internal damage to plasterwork has been caused in previous years due to leaves blocking the gutter. Issue is likely to reoccur this year. Lovely tree but please prune.

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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 12:57, Wed 20 September 2023

  • Owner of flat 171B High Street Br3 1AH has called in to say after reporting tree had water come in through the ceiling and light fitting water still coming through plaster board can it please be looked into urgently and resident advised. would also like to be advised who will be responsible for all the damage.

    Posted anonymously at 15:46, Thu 21 September 2023

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

    Posted by Bromley Council at 09:19, Mon 25 September 2023

  • Multiple large, thick branches which have absolutely no impact on leaves falling into the gutters have now been cut down. So you've mutilated the tree for no reason. The branches over hanging the gutter are still there.

    Posted anonymously at 21:14, Thu 12 October 2023

  • Thank you for the comment, the works raised where to stop the branches from hitting the roof, Bromley council does not cut back over hang or remove branches because of leaf drop as per the Tree Management Strategy. Please reference the Tree Management Strategy for further information.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 19:16, Tue 17 October 2023

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:34, Wed 8 November 2023

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