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Tree causing subsidence to front wall

Reported via desktop in the Public Trees category anonymously at 14:32, Monday 18 October 2021 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

The tree outside my house has caused subsidence to my front wall with cracking noted and bricks crumbling. Builders appointed in order to re-point the wall (which was only built last year), however have been advised that this is a fruitless task until the subsidence issue has been resolved. Insurance company advised, however as the subsidence has only caused damage to the front wall they are unwilling to investigate further as the costs would not exceed the policy excess. The drain outside of my house has also caved in which could cause future blocking issues.

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:32, Monday 18 October 2021

  • We are continuing to investigate and working to resolve this report

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:02, Tuesday 26 October 2021

  • We have investigated this report and have made contact with the report originator to outline further details. This report is now closed on FixMyStreet.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 20:23, Wednesday 27 October 2021

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