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Overhanging vegetation from the highways england hedgerow is obstructing the Public Footpath

Reported in the Vegetation (grass/hedges/trees) category anonymously at 14:30, Friday 11 September 2020

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

Moderated by Highways England at 08:41, Tuesday 15 September 2020

The section of East Stoke Public Footpath No. 9 which runs between Highways England post and rail fencing is obstructed by overhanging vegetation from Highways England hedge alongside A46 and attenuation pond. The hedge needs cutting back so that the full width of the path.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. We have passed you report regarding the overhanging vegetation to our local inspector who will review the issue on their next safety check.

    We aim to provide a further update no later than 24 September 2020.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 08:48, Tuesday 15 September 2020

  • Thank you for your patience whilst our inspector reviewed your report. During the review our inspector doesn’t feel that this is causing any safety concerns at this time and remedial work isn’t required.

    Our inspector will continue to review the area on their weekly safety checks and will arrange any required work if the situation changes.

    We would like to thank you for contacting us about your concerns. If you require any further update or can provide any additional information on this issue our Customer Contact Centre is available 24 hours a day at:

    • 0300 123 5000


    Please quote 11710914 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Highways England at 08:15, Thursday 24 September 2020

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