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Footpath and cycleways very overgrown

Reported in the Trees category anonymously at 10:28, Monday 18 November 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

Network of footpaths and cycleways in Southwold area are very overgrown with low hanging branches presenting a danger to cyclists and partially blocked paths reducing overall width increasing conflict between users

Council ref: ENQ19847958

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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 10:31, Monday 18 November 2019

  • We have visited site and assessed the trees in their location. OCC maintains land that is HMPE (highway maintainable at public expense) in its capacity as local highway authority. The trees referred to in the enquiry are on land that is not HMPE. You can access the land registry at: https://www.gov.uk/ search-property-information-land-registry to find details of the adjacent landowner to pursue your enquiry. It may also be appropriate to contact the District, Town or Parish Council to further your enquiry. You are also within your common law rights as a landowner to cut any overhanging or encroaching vegetation back to the boundary line of your property.

    Many Thanks For your enquiry.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:06, Wednesday 20 November 2019

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