Report a Problem with Shrubs and Hedges
To ensure your report is completed, please read the following information:
|Serious Hazards||If you want to report a serious hazard such as blocking sight lines at a road junction you must phone this through to Your Local Services on 0191 2787878.
If there are reports of a serious hazard blocking walkways or paths, or causing serious visibility problems on roads we will inspect these in 1 working day. Please note we cannot guarantee that any work would be carried out till we inspect the site.
|We Do||Aim to inspect requests regarding general shrub maintenance and raise any justified work orders within 6 months.|
|Nesting Season||Please note hedges and shrubs cannot be cut back between February and September as this is Nesting Season.|
|Programmed Works||Any justified works will be carried out on a programmed work schedule which is normally done throughout the autumn and winter months. We cannot give exact dates.|
|Private Hedges or Shrubs||Issues with private hedges or shrubs blocking public footpaths need to be reported to Highways for inspection.|
|Litter||If you want to report litter in a hedge you need to use the Litter form.|
|Trees||If you want to report an issue with a tree you need to use the Tree Form.|