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Overgrown shoots from trees blocking drivers view of other cars, pedestrians including small children leaving school.

Reported via mobile in the Roads/highways category anonymously at 21:45, Tuesday 26 September 2023

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

There are overgrown shoots growing from the bottom of trees & other long weeds growing around trees along Conduit Road Abingdon. This is causing a lack of visibility for cars turn into Conduit Road from Ock Street & a lack of visibility along Conduit Road. All vehicles are driving in the centre of the road to avoid hitting their vehicles on the overgrown greenery! You are unable to turn into Conduit Road from Ock Street if another vehicle is wait at the junction of Conduit Road waiting to leave. A school is located on Conduit Road & vehicles are unable to see children & adults waiting to cross the road because of the overgrowth coming from these trees. People are unable to cross over Conduit Road junction safely whilst walking down Ock Road.

Council ref: ENQ23975843

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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 21:45, Tuesday 26 September 2023

  • I Believe Lidl do a very good cordless hedge trimmer from around 40 pounds.

    Posted anonymously at 19:41, Thursday 28 September 2023

  • Thank you for your report. I have visited the location and assessed the trees. I have instructed our contractors to carry out works to the trees described in the enquiry. These works will be undertaken in the coming weeks.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:17, Monday 20 November 2023

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