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Overgrown branches

Reported via mobile in the Low hanging branches category anonymously at 14:57, Monday 6 June 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3575139.

Overgrown branches and leaves are blocking all the sun light coming into the garden. My Disable daughter uses the garden for sun soaking but with time the branches and leaves have overgrown and blocking the sunlight. My daughter is a wheelchair user and has other medical requirements which restricts her from being away from home. During the day we need to turn on the lights in our living room as with time the light coming into the living room is getting reduced due to the trees. As you know cost of energy has risen and we need to utilize the sunlight much as possible.

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. This will now be investigated by our team and we will aim to update on progress within 10 days. If the issue you have reported is an emergency, we will aim to update you on progress within 24 hours

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by TfL at 22:33, Monday 6 June 2022

  • I would like to bring to your attention the overgrown trees that have literally taken over our natural light. As you can see from the pictures we have actually have 5 big trees in front of our building and that blocks 90% of the light, the branches are now touching the wall of building and nearly coming into my balcony. Due to all the trees the front our house which is the kitchen and living room is dark even in the summer. The kitchen is the darkest during summer and winter so we have to always have our lights on during the day, and now with the energy prices that's hitting the roof we can't afford to do this. We shouldn't even have to have the lights on during the day anyway. And because of the trees we cannot grow most plants because they need the sun. In the winter its very depressing because from morning till evening we are sitting darkness.

    Posted anonymously at 10:32, Wednesday 8 June 2022

  • There is hardly any sun coming through because of the trees please do something about this as it would benefit us a lot if there is sunlight thank hij

    Posted by Shaheda begum at 12:23, Wednesday 8 June 2022

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    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by TfL at 10:47, Thursday 9 June 2022

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