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Bushy weeds presenting trip hazard/risk

Reported via mobile in the Pavement and Cycle path category anonymously at 13:20, Saturday 16 October 2021

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 362674.

The pavements in the horseshoe in front of number 3 to 27 have bushy weeds growing in them. They are bushy enough to present a trip risk. In previous years a contractor visited a couple of times in the warmer months to spray weed killer, this hasn't happened at all in 2021. I have liaised with the parish council, who have advised that pavements are the responsibility of CBC.

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Central Bedfordshire Council at 13:21, Saturday 16 October 2021

  • Thank you for your Highways report.
    Following you report we have carried out an inspection and raised an order to repair your identified issue and this has now been added to our programme of works.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    I will raise an order for a team to come out and pull the majority of weeds out from the ground and also to spray weed killer onto the entire footway.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 18:14, Thursday 21 October 2021

  • Thank you for making a report, however Central Bedfordshire Council are not responsible for this matter. Your report will now be closed by us.

    Many thanks,
    Central Bedfordshire Council Highways

    A member of staff has notifyed me that the footways around this area are privately owned and not the responsibility of CBC. You will need to contact Land Registry on 0300 006 0411 to find out who owns and maintains the land.

    Please be aware that the CBC order for this defect has now been cancelled.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 09:19, Friday 22 October 2021

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