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Hedge blocking footpath

Reported via Android in the Hedges category anonymously at 14:17, Wednesday 2 June 2021

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 356996.

Onthe corner of Dane Close and Saxon Avenue, the overgrown hedge blocking over half of the pavement. Continues around the corner too

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 14:17, Wednesday 2 June 2021

  • Thank you for your Highways report.
    We are currently assessing the report. If anything further is required, one of our engineers will contact you using the contact details provided.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    Letter sent to resident requesting hedge on Dane Close is cut back to allow full width of footway to be accessible

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 08:19, Friday 18 June 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 17:43, Wednesday 30 June 2021

  • 2 months later still not fixed meanwhile hedge continues to grow further blocking the footpath.

    Posted anonymously at 18:33, Wednesday 28 July 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Thank you for your Highways report.
    We are currently assessing the report. If anything further is required, one of our engineers will contact you using the contact details provided.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    A second letter will be sent to the resident asking them to cut their hedges right back to the edge of the footpath.

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 12:02, Wednesday 11 August 2021

  • Still not fixed and getting worse every day.

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 07:38, Thursday 26 August 2021

  • Still not fixed and getting worse every day.

    Posted anonymously at 07:38, Thursday 26 August 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Thank you for your Highways report.
    We are currently assessing the report. If anything further is required, one of our engineers will contact you using the contact details provided.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    We have now spoken with the resident at number 7 Saxon Avenue and they have informed us that they are in the process of getting a contractor to cut back the trees and hedges

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 14:04, Thursday 9 September 2021

  • It's been cut, sorry, trimmed but is still blocking more than half the footpath.

    Posted anonymously at 20:36, Thursday 23 September 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Thank you for your Highways report.
    We are currently assessing the report. If anything further is required, one of our engineers will contact you using the contact details provided.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    We will make further contact with the resident.

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 12:58, Monday 27 September 2021

  • No change from last report

    State changed to: Open

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 11:41, Saturday 23 October 2021

  • No change from last report

    Posted anonymously at 11:41, Saturday 23 October 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

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