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Hedge obstructs over 80% of pavement. Roadsign now obstructed

Reported via desktop in the Obstruction category anonymously at 19:45, Mon 26 June 2023

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4719211.

The hedge at 38 Oakwood Road BS9 4NT obstructs the majority of the pavement on Rockside Drive. It is now covering the roadsign. Drivers from Oakwood Road will have blocked view. A double buggy cannot pass. On Wednesday 15 March 2023 BCC stated 'We have sent an enforcement letter to request that the land owner takes action on the issue raised.' Nothing has been done.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 19:45, Mon 26 June 2023

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:41, Wed 12 July 2023

  • The distance from the kerb to the hedge is the same. The hedge has been cut around the road sign.

    Posted anonymously at 13:25, Tue 25 July 2023
    Still open, via questionnaire

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:25, Tue 25 July 2023

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 14:47, Tue 22 August 2023

  • The hedge has still not been cut back. Is there not a rule as to how much a hedge can consume a public pavement to prevent it being an obstruction?

    Posted anonymously at 14:50, Tue 22 August 2023

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

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 14:50, Tue 22 August 2023

  • A job has been raised with our contractors to action this issue and appropriate repairs or maintenance will be undertaken as soon as they can.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 08:05, Fri 25 August 2023

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

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 08:38, Thu 16 November 2023

This report is now closed to updates from the public. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 4719211 in your new report if it is an update on this one.