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Trees on the public highway overhanging garden

Reported in the Trees category anonymously at 11:30, Friday 27 March 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

Regarding trees overhanging our property and damaging our back brick wall. number 12 Flint Hollow. the trees are damaging our wall to the point that it is leaning and is unsafe.

Council ref: ENQ20863126

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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 11:35, Friday 27 March 2020

  • Please see attached pictures. The wall damage is much more evident in person. The wall is now leaning from the weight and interference from the trees. These trees are not our responsibility and are causing the damage. Please can you advise what our best course of action is. Our main concern is the impact this will have should the wall fall or injure someone. Many thanks

    Posted anonymously at 15:59, Friday 27 March 2020

  • Please see Added photos

    Posted anonymously at 16:01, Friday 27 March 2020

  • Further photos

    Posted anonymously at 16:02, Friday 27 March 2020

  • The overhanging trees are on land not deemed to be part of the publicly maintained highway by Oxfordshire County Council in our capacity as local highway authority. You are advised to contact Land Registry to determine who is responsible for the land on which the trees are growing and therefore, have the responsibility for the trees.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:30, Monday 30 March 2020

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