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Middlewich Road/Cotton Field Road, Holmes Chapel

Reported via mobile in the Hedge/Tree Maintenance category anonymously at 11:08, Tue 3 October 2023

Sent to Cheshire East Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 5056269.

The trees next to the road have reached a height that is now dangerous, the pictures attached show 2 very large branches that were removed on28/09/23 by the management company which will be at an additional cost to the residents. The final picture shows 2 rotten branches which fell on the pavement leading to the pedestrian crossing. I have consulted the parish council and they have stated the strip of land the trees are situated on appears to belong to the Highways. This is the main pedestrian access to the estate which is used by many children commuting to school. The debris falling from these trees is getting dangerous as the size of branches seems to be increasing. Having lived in the street for over 5 years I can confirm this issue has escalated significantly in the past 18months.

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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.

    Our teams are working hard to manage and respond to reports from members of the public.

    We are experiencing a high volume of enquiries and we will be prioritising those issues that present most risk to the travelling public. While we normally aim to provide you with a response within 20 working days, response times for all other reported issues may take longer than usual.

    Thank you for your patience.

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 11:08, Tue 3 October 2023

  • We are not responsible for dealing with the issue you have reported at this location. The adjacent landowners are usually responsible for the maintenance. You should either contact them or the local Residents Association to let them know about the problem. We are unable to pass on details about the landowner, but you can find out information about them through The Land Registry: https://www.gov.uk/ government/ organisations/ land-registry

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Cheshire East Council at 13:42, Thu 5 October 2023

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