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Large pine tree needs pruning

Reported via desktop in the Tree Requires Pruning category anonymously at 12:20, Fri 24 November 2023

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5249180.

The large pine out the back of the property in the woodland area needs pruning, the tree is very large and overhangs the garden. Resident does know access to the area is bad but they do have a back gate for access.

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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 12:21, Fri 24 November 2023

  • These are photos of the tree that needs attention.

    Posted anonymously at 16:09, Fri 24 November 2023

  • We have investigated this report and have made contact with the report originator to outline further details. This report is now closed on FixMyStreet.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:48, Fri 1 December 2023

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Please note that as outlined in our Tree Management Strategy ( downloads/ file/ 1752/ tree-management-strategy-2023-to-2027) The Council will not remove or prune trees where requests are based on the following issues:

    • Branches overhanging properties. Residents have the right to exercise their right under common law to prune back branches to their property boundary, withal arising disposed of by the resident. Pruning should be carried out following discussion with one of the Council’s Tree Officers and completed to the standard set out in BS3998:2010 Tree Work.

    • Tree size, where a tree is judged to be overly large.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:49, Fri 1 December 2023

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