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Light adjacent to slope to garages in block is blocked by height of trees and massive crown. Street light is in middle of two trees and light barely filters through tree canopy.

Reported in the Trees category anonymously at 17:19, Sun 10 March 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 1 minute later

Adjacent to 8 garages in a block there are two Hornbeam trees. They are 8 feet from each other and branches touch each other; the street light is in the middle between both trees blocking light. This light becomes useless once the trees are in leaf. I believe the trees are protected, but that should not prevent pruning. The canopy is well over the height of nearby houses and, of course, the garages. They drop debris on garage rooves, path and road. Residents who use the garages find debris from trees and tree roots block the soak away draining water from the garage area. The trees urgently need canopy and root pruning.

Council ref: ENQ19828595

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 17:20, Sun 10 March 2019

  • Thank you for the enquiry. As these trees have a TPO we are waiting for permission from SODC to carry out the works.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:01, Wed 27 March 2019

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