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Tree branches are growing too close

Reported in the Trees category by Canon Richard Cook at 11:43, Thursday 2 July 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The tree just outside the border of our property, a whitebeam expected to grow to 25 metres in time, is getting very close to the chimney. The photo shows it is only 4 feet away at present. 1. Please can you prune the branches that are getting ever closer 2. Please can you cut it down. Thank you.

Council ref: ENQ20869498

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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 11:43, Thursday 2 July 2020

  • We have visited site and observed the tree in its location. The tree appears to be in a reasonable condition on inspection with few defects observed, on this occasion no statutory works are appropriate on the tree as described in the enquiry. Should you notice a significant decline in the tree’s overall health, please feel free to get back in touch with us.

    Many thanks for your enquiry.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:32, Monday 6 July 2020

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