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Tree leaning precariously over footpath

Reported via desktop in the Trees category anonymously at 10:38, Saturday 31 July 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

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Tree leaning precariously over footpath near Alexander Close.

Council ref: ENQ21902219

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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 10:38, Saturday 31 July 2021

  • This is a sudden lean (brought on maybe by recent winds/storms?) and looks dangerous as if it might break and fall on passers by or damage adjacent property/fencing. Suggest this needs prompt attention.

    Posted anonymously at 10:44, Saturday 31 July 2021

  • We have visited site and assessed the trees in their location. The trees present are on land not deemed to be part of the highway maintainable at public expense by OCC in the County‚Äôs capacity as local highway authority. The trees are on land that is maintainable by the Local District/Town/Parish Council and not by the County Council. We endeavour to transfer this enquiry to them; however, you may also wish to contact them directly to pursue this enquiry further.

    Many Thanks for your enquiry.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:21, Monday 2 August 2021

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