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Dead Birch Tree - may eventually fall

Reported via desktop in the Trees category by Colin Carritt at 17:39, Monday 2 August 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

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I have been contacted concerning a dead silver birch tree on Hoggrove Hill. I know OCC accept responsibility only for the steps themselves and regard the planted verges as private. I concur with that view. But. apart from the lower section of the steps where the verges have been formally adopted by the adjoining owner and are well maintained, the upper section has never been looked after by the adjoining householder (indeed I believe the house is owned by an absent landlord and will be hard to track down). So you may feel that it is one of those situations where, if the tree becomes a hazard, the County might think it should deal with it rather than involve endless administration. Over to you. See plan attached hereto.

Council ref: ENQ21902389

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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 17:40, Monday 2 August 2021

  • Thank you for using Fix My Street to record your problem. We are happy to report that your issue has now been addressed and the situation resolved.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:31, Thursday 12 August 2021

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