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Overgrown trees on footpath in front of properties

Reported in the Trees category anonymously at 12:14, Thu 6 August 2020

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

Have reported the seriously overgrown trees to the front of properties on Brislington Hill before - the "work" done by x2 ETM contractors a few months back consisted of running a hedge trimmer along the fence. They then just tipped the cuttings over the fence - they did not remove ANY waste. The trees need to be reduced in height AND width. The path is pitch black at night and now brambles are growing through the fence, snagging people walking along. Some of the overhanging branches are dead, and pose a fall risk. Again, the visibility of the main road is seriously reduced when exiting Runnymead Ave.

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  • Thanks to the recent winds & rain, the path outside the properties on Brislington Hill is dangerous. So dark at night & covered with leaves, twigs and crab apples. One property part-way down the path has a huge overhanging branch full of apples. No doubt the people livinh there trip & slip on the fallen fruit. Would not be surprised if the local postman / delivery drivers have complained about it also.

    Posted anonymously at 12:38, Thu 3 September 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 13:19, Thu 1 October 2020

  • Loads of leaves and apples on footpath now. The TUNNEL created by the overhanging trees, especially towards the bottom of the footpath, is making the place feel very dark and nasty. I don't feel safe - there is not enough light & it's slippery underfoot. Must be so much worse for the eldery, disabled and those with pushchairs.

    Posted anonymously at 13:23, Thu 1 October 2020

  • If the issue still exists, please review the location and the description and let us know by creating a new enquiry on FixMyStreet

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 17:27, Wednesday 11 May 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.