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House named “Ashleigh” OX7 6JZ

Reported in the Trees category anonymously at 06:35, Monday 17 June 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

There is a very established tree in the front of Ashleigh, much of which is now hanging over the road and electricity cables.Today, with the high winds we are experiencing, I am very concerned that some of the lower hanging heavy branches could snap and fall on Frog Lane, which is now quite a busy road in the village of Milton under Wychwood.As most of this tree now hangs over Frog Lane, and has not been managed by a tree surgeon to keep it under control, I would ask for your help and advice please.If the owners of the tree were to seek professional help from a tree surgeon this tree could be maintained and not become a risk to drivers on Frog Lane.

Council ref: ENQ19835557

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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 06:40, Monday 17 June 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. OCC’s contractors are qualified to carry out tree works adjacent to the highway. Tree works adjacent to powerlines is a hugely complicated specialism and as such is solely carried out by the designated network operator (power supplier) for the area. Please contact SSEN on: 0800 048 3516 to further your enquiry.

    Many thanks for your enquiry

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:12, Thursday 27 June 2019

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