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Tree damaging property

Reported via mobile in the Tree touching building category anonymously at 13:31, Tue 6 June 2023

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4638455.

These trees are on council land and are damaging my fence and shed. I have seen you maintain trees opposite the railway track and ask that you maintain these. Should you not action this, any damage caused to my fence and shed due to council owned trees shall be claimed through the courts.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:31, Tue 6 June 2023

  • Should you reject this request I am legally allowed to cut those touching my property however I will have no control of branches falling onto the railway track below as that is on the other side of the fence and i am unable to catch them before they fall.

    You have a duty of care of ensure the safe maintenance of the trees and I hope to year from you soon. Many thanks in advance.

    Posted anonymously at 13:33, Tue 6 June 2023

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:34, Tue 6 June 2023

  • We've investigated this issue and don't think any further action is needed at this time.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:10, Wed 7 June 2023

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 4638455 in your new report if it is an update on this one.