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Overgrown hedge blocking pavement and totally engulfing lamppost

Reported in the Grass and Hedges category anonymously at 08:29, Tuesday 21 July 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Saw this garden hedge overgrown into pavement when visiting Henley at the weekend. It is preventing wheelchairs and pushchairs being able to use pavement. It is so overgrown it has engulfed street lighting and lamppost. Most local authorities have by-laws prohibiting garden hedges being more than about a foot from property boundaries. Is this not the case in South Oxfordshire?

Council ref: ENQ20870850

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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 08:29, Tuesday 21 July 2020

  • Thank you for your report. We will be ISSUING the owner of the property a vegetation letter requesting cutback .Whilst on site I measured the clearance of remaining FOOTWAY which was 1000mm

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:27, Friday 28 August 2020

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