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Between 279 Dysart Road & the entrance to the Mallard Industrial estate

Reported via mobile in the Tree/hedge restricting available highway category anonymously at 15:46, Sunday 18 June 2023

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 462530.

This tree is now overgrown to the point that it hanging over the pavement and into my garden. It is constantly dropping branches, some of which have been a considerable size onto the road, pavement and onto my drive. As my car has to be parked underneath it, some of these branches hit my car. It's only a matter of time before one causes some serious injury or damage. I have put in a couple of complaints about this tree in the last 2-3 years, but nothing has been changed. This tree is now one of the tallest on Dysart Road, considerably bigger than our house and if some of the biggest branches fall they will easily reach the building where they will almost certainly cause considerable damage. I'm also experiencing problems with the sap from this tree. It is covering both my car and house with a sticky coating. This is making it impossible to see out of the car windows, and they have to be cleaned before I can leave the house as I have to back out into the main road, the sap is not easy clean off the car and requires time that I do not have in the mornings. It's also making the ground and the house extremely sticky as well. I would be grateful if you could look at this tree, and probably the ones nearby as they are undoubtedly causing the same problems, and see if can be cut right back. Thank you

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  • Thanks for letting us know about your issue with a tree/hedge on the highway. We will look into this and let you know what we find within the next 14 days. You can find out more about trees and hedges on our website

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:46, Sunday 18 June 2023

  • We have an update. Our highways team have issued this work out to one of their delivery gangs. We’ll let you know when the job is complete.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 08:33, Monday 19 June 2023

  • State changed to: In progress

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 08:38, Wednesday 23 August 2023

  • The trees have been cut at the bottom, but not touched at the top. When will they be finished please? Thanks

    Posted anonymously at 19:42, Tuesday 5 September 2023

  • All done! The work’s finished and the issue is now resolved. Thank you for contacting us about this. Your report has meant that we can focus our effort where it’s needed most.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 09:35, Wednesday 27 September 2023

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