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Extra large tree for this road. Sticky sap covering cars that are parked in parking bar and also our car in our drive.

Reported via desktop in the Street category anonymously at 16:03, Tue 8 June 2021 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to London Borough of Bexley less than a minute later

I cannot park my car on my drive due to the sticky sap that falls from the street tree onto my car, causing a sticky film all over my car and any leaves falling onto to it from the tree also sticking to the car. Every day the sap is completely covering the windscreen which has to be washed off before the car can be used. We understand that our neighbours are having the same problem. This tree has grown much larger and is different to the other trees in the road. The tree is growing larger each year. Please help us urgently.

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    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 16:04, Tue 8 June 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 20:23, Tue 6 July 2021

  • State changed to: Open

    Updated by London Borough of Bexley at 07:54, Thu 19 August 2021

  • Action Scheduled

    Work to resolve the issue you raised and undertaken on a priority basis. We cannot provide specific timescales but aim to get this matter resolved as soon as possible, and we will notify you.

    Thank you for bringing to our attention.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 09:11, Wed 8 September 2021

  • There may be no further action due to one of the following:
    - Does not meet guidelines on actionable defects such as leaf, fruit & seed fall, bird and other wildlife issues, light & TV reception.
    - Falls within existing maintenance parameters.
    - Already actioned on a previous report.
    - To be monitored before any action will be taken.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by London Borough of Bexley at 12:14, Thu 23 December 2021

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