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Sight lines obscured by hedges/trees

Reported via Android in the Grass and Hedges category anonymously at 18:08, Wednesday 27 September 2023

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Sight lines obscured by hedges/trees Waiting to pull out of Old Wootton Village Rd in my car, I noticed that the sight lines looking towards Lamborough Hill and Cumnor Road are blocked/obscured by overgrown hedges and trees. This is dangerous as I had to edge out onto the main carriageway to see if there was any traffic coming from both directions to turn right onto Cumnor Road. The hedge on Cumnor Road needs cutting back to at least past the crossing area and the hedge on Lamborough Hill needs to be cut back to at least the 1st bungalow on the left. There has been an accident recently where someone had to edge out into the road from Old Wootton Village. The people that own the houses in The Willows who presumably are responsible for the overgrown vegetation and verge, need to employ someone to cut it all right back to the fence, not as I saw a lady taking her snips to it one piece at a time!!

Council ref: ENQ23975932

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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 18:08, Wednesday 27 September 2023

  • Thank you for your report. We have assessed the area highlighted and found that this doesn't currently meet the criteria for intervention under our Highway Safety Inspection Policy. We will continue to monitor this area during our routine statutory inspections. If you notice that the issue gets worse, please open a new report. Find out more about highway repairs and how we assess risk residents/ roads-and-transport/ street-maintenance-z/ road-repairs.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:47, Thursday 16 November 2023

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