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Overgrown shrub, Silverthorne Lane

Reported in the Obstruction category anonymously at 16:25, Mon 16 December 2019

Sent to Bristol City Council 6 minutes later

See attached photo. This shrub/bush has overgrown so much to the extent that it is now causing a very large obstruction of the pedestrian and cycle path between the former Actavo scaffolding and Clark’s Wood Company yards on Silverthorne Lane. It appears someone has tried to pull this shrub down by hand, resulting in a large branch now lying on the path, and this overgrowth hanging much lower now too causing the obstruction for cyclists and pedestrians.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 16:31, Mon 16 December 2019

  • The branch has been pulled down but still attached to the tree/shrub. Hanging across the path but not very visible. Dangerous to bikes coming round the corner and to pedestrians. Now worse than in the original photo provided previously. Needs dealing with as priority.

    Posted anonymously at 21:55, Mon 16 December 2019

  • A citizen has provided a follow-up to the original enquiry.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 22:00, Mon 16 December 2019

  • This issue is currently under investigation. We'll provide updates on the outcome as soon as we can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 16:48, Fri 20 December 2019

  • This issue has been reallocated to the relevant officer or team for action. They'll update you on progress.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 11:09, Mon 23 December 2019

  • This enquiry has been referred to another team for action. They will provide further updates on the issue in due course.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 11:22, Fri 27 December 2019

  • This shrub has now been cut back to a more acceptable extent now. Cheers.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 11:24, Tuesday 7 January 2020

  • This enquiry is now closed. No further action is required.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 11:25, Tuesday 7 January 2020

  • This Fix My Street enquiry has been automatically closed.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 00:05, Friday 17 January 2020

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 1891251 in your new report if it is an update on this one.