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Tree branches damaging property & falling into road

Reported via desktop in the Low hanging branches category anonymously at 14:37, Wednesday 17 August 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3761456.

Branches colliding with the roofs, windows, guttering & front of house of no. 60 Cavendish Road SW12 causing major damage to the property and danger to life from falling roof tiles. I reported this previously on 3rd May 2022 but it remains unresolved. I requested that someone come out to inspect the tree & pollard it but nothing has been actioned. During the storms a few months ago several of the branches came flying down, hitting my car & the pavement & road. I went outside to clear the branches from obstructing the road & pavement & got hit by a falling branch - a neighbour advised me to go back inside for safety. I'm not sure when the tree was last pollarded but it is far too top heavy with far too many larger & smaller branches all over the top, making it liable to sway in high winds. Please could this tree be pollarded ASAP before the autumn storms come & before it does any more damage to the house. Thanks

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. The low hanging branches have been investigated and we have now referred it to our contractors. Any necessary action will be taken in the next 28 days. Should you need anything else or have any questions, you may wish to contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 08:48, Friday 19 August 2022

  • The action scheduled for your report should now have been completed as detailed in your previous response. On some occasions it does take a little longer than scheduled. If you have any further queries on this, please either create a new report or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 05:32, Saturday 17 September 2022

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