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Weeds along footpath

Reported via mobile in the Pavements category by Kennington Parish Council at 15:45, Wednesday 23 June 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

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This footpath is very overgrown with weeds along the path and overhanging branches from neighbouring properties. The fence is also still leaning in at the Rowles Close end, which makes it feel very cramped.

Council ref: ENQ21898582

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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 15:45, Wednesday 23 June 2021

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    Thank you for your report. I have visited the site you pinpointed on the map, The Rowles Close to Kennington Road link footpath, see photos.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 11:29, Monday 23 August 2021

  • Thank you for your report. I have visited the site you pinpointed on the map, The Rowles Close to Kennington Road link footpath, see photos, and assessed the issue that you have identified. I can confirm that the vegetation overgrowing and obstructing this footpath is private vegetation, growing from, and the responsibility of, the owners of the adjacent properties. I have requested letters be sent to these owners, asking them to cut back their vegetation, within 28 days of receipt.

    In reply to your comment regarding the 'This footpath is very overgrown with weeds along the path'. This issue is not the responsibility of Oxfordshire County Council. Street cleaning of the footway and carriageway (including this soil with the weeds growing from it, created by decomposing fallen leaves etc.) is the responsibility of the Vale of White Horse District Council.
    Contact them at:
    Web Address: http://www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/
    Tel: 01235 422422 (Text phone users add 18001 before you dial)
    Email: enquiries@whitehorsedc.gov.uk
    Web Page: REPORTIT (whitehorsedc.gov.uk)
    Or contact Biffa, their street cleaning contractors, directly at:
    Tel: 0300 0610610

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:46, Tuesday 24 August 2021

  • This report has been closed. However the issue has been passed to the relevant team for consideration for future programmed works

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:07, Wednesday 8 September 2021

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