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Overhanging tree branches

Reported via desktop in the Trees category anonymously at 15:42, Thursday 9 September 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

These overhanging tree branches are affecting school transport vehicle (double decker buses). Overhanding branches are all the way along the road not just in one section

Council ref: ENQ21905101

Asset ID: 13TP

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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 15:43, Thursday 9 September 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 publicly maintained highway by OCC in our capacity as local highway authority. The trees present are on land maintainable by an adjacent landowner and not by the County Council. You can access the land registry at: https://www.gov.uk/ search-property-information-land-registry to find details of the adjacent landowner to pursue your enquiry. You are also within your common law rights as a landowner to cut any overhanging vegetation back to the boundary line of your property.

    Many thanks for your enquiry.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 16:20, Tuesday 19 October 2021

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