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Overgrown tree blocking street light AND interfering with power cables.

Reported in the Trees category anonymously at 14:11, Friday 10 July 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

This problem was reported last year but has not been dealt with!!!

Tree branches currently obscuring street light.

Tree branches also growing over power cables with potential for outage.

Reported last year. SSEN have assigned reference FR3082 but done nothing apart from visit, inspect and turn up with a cutting team last year, only to leave saying the work needs road closure.


Council ref: ENQ20870135

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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 14:11, Friday 10 July 2020

  • 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: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:25, Monday 13 July 2020

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