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Tree roots causing pavement and road to lift

Reported via mobile in the Footpath / pavement problem category anonymously at 18:17, Tuesday 8 June 2021

Received by Buckinghamshire Council moments later

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The very large tree located on the grass verge has caused the pavement and road to crack and lift. The area is unsafe for anyone walking on the pavement. The tree has grown so big that you have to duck down to walk underneath it. This problem has been reported several times before but unfortunately nothing has been done. It is a busy pavement with the elderly and young school children using it daily. Can someone please investigate before someone gets hurt.

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  • Thank you for your report which is currently under review.
    We will investigate this and if you have provided an email address, we respond to you within 10 working days.
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    Transport for Buckinghamshire

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 18:17, Tuesday 8 June 2021

  • Thank you for your report. Although this does not meet our criteria for requiring immediate attention, this defect will be added to our records for the future.

    Our records will be used to generate larger planned works and will also enable us to pick up this defect when we are carrying out repairs of a similar nature in the area.
    Thank you for taking the time to bring this matter to our attention.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 12:12, Wednesday 23 June 2021

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