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Hibel Road Public Footbridge Steps by 63 Brock Street, SK10 1DH

Reported via desktop in the Hedge/Tree Maintenance category anonymously at 20:18, Monday 16 May 2022

Sent to Cheshire East Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 3530165.

Hibel Road public footbridge steps on the side of 63 Brock Street are littered with catkins, these have fallen from the overhanging branches of a tree located within the garden of number 63. I had to move the catkins to the side of the steps to avoid slipping as it had rained overnight and during the day. Since the footbridge is used regularly by pedestrians the littered catkins are causing a hazardous and safety issue. I understand it is the responsibility of the homeowner/tenants to ensure public rights of way are kept clear and not obstructed. Please can this be looked into?

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  • Thank you for contacting Cheshire East Highways. We have logged your enquiry and passed it to a member of our team.

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    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 20:18, Monday 16 May 2022

  • The issue is not the responsibility of the Highways Department, so it has been forwarded to our colleagues in another team to assess.  They will be in touch with you shortly to provide you with an update on the status of your report.

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 08:02, Tuesday 17 May 2022

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