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Road in poor state due to flooding from unmaintained residents trees causing blocked drain.

Reported in the Trees category anonymously at 14:49, Monday 28 October 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 1 minute later

Church Lane, between, the houses, Calne and Wickets is in disrepair due to constant water damage. The flooding has been caused by overhanging 30m high fir trees that are poorly maintained and protruding half way across the road and dropping their pine needles. The pine needs (orange in picures) then block the drain and flooding occurs. This has been going on for years and nothing despite previous complaints has had any action taken. The roots from the trees have done inevitable damage to the drainage system and the road. The rest of the road is in a decent state so therefore proves that these trees are the main problem.

Council ref: ENQ19846173

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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 14:50, Monday 28 October 2019

  • The road is flooded again, Again it’s causing damage to my property. Running through my garden. Please can someone come and unblock ASAP. Kind regards Resident of church lane.

    Posted anonymously at 14:33, Saturday 9 November 2019

  • This continues to happen when constant rainfall. What is going to be done ? to rectify this re occurring problem. Please could someone report to residents concerned. The damage and mess this makes. 8 years I’ve had this.

    Posted anonymously at 14:38, Saturday 9 November 2019

  • Still no response! This is getting completely un except-able ! There is a church service tomorrow with cars driving up and down the lane ! Causing tilde waves down my garden ! A school near by .........?

    Posted anonymously at 17:32, Saturday 9 November 2019

  • This again I have woken up to this morning. Causing difficulty for my children to walk to school. A tidal wave coming through my garden when cars drive past. Could someone please come and talk to the residents about how this problem can be fixed once and all ! Many thanks

    Posted anonymously at 08:14, Thursday 14 November 2019

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