Trees will cause crash says city councillor

A Peterborough City Councillor claims large trees will cause an accident in Haddon Road, West Town, as they are blocking the view of road users.

Saturday, 18th June 2016, 12:00 pm
Overgrown trees at Haddon Road, West Town EMN-160606-180808009

Cllr Gul Nawaz, member for Ravensthorpe, said: “Those trees are very, very dangerous on the corners. Some of them are higher than the houses. I’ve had a lot of complaints.

“This has been going on since I became a councillor in 2002.

“Accidents are going to happen. The trees need to be trimmed.”

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Gul Nawaz with overgrown trees at Haddon Road, West Town EMN-160606-180623009

Council officers were meeting with Cllr Nawaz yesterday, and a spokeswoman for the authority said: “We will look at his concerns and will work with him on any suitable resolutions, in line with council policy.”

Gul Nawaz with overgrown trees at Haddon Road, West Town EMN-160606-180623009