It has now been nine weeks since I emailed you about this, and six weeks since you sent me this reply, and nothing at all has been done about this eyesore and safety issue. Will you please let me know the date by which this will be fixed? Next month it will be a year since the accident happened.
Quote:Thank you for your email dated 15 April 2009, concerning the replacement tree on Tower bridge Road. Please accept my apologies for the delay in replying.
When a tree is removed because it has died or is diseased/dangerous, it is usual practise for the tree stump to be left in order to remove any potential trip hazard which may arise if the stump was kept low or removed.
This practise also insures that the tree ‘pit' is reserved and does not get covered with tarmac or paved over.
In this case, the tree the bus impact caused removal of the entire stump, causing pit to be fenced off.
We have asked our contractors to fill the hole, and this will be completed within the next few weeks. The fencing can then be removed. A replacement tree will be planted in October, which is the best time for new trees to be planted.
Thank you for your continued interest, and I hope this action will resolve your concerns. If I can be of any further assistance, please let me know.
Senior Customer Service Advisor - London Streets
Transport for London
Surface Transport Communications
Jobsworth wrote:We have asked our contractors to fill the hole, and this will be completed within the next few weeks.
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