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Hedge cutting along A34 and A303

Reported via desktop in the Vegetation (grass/hedges/trees) category anonymously at 13:47, Friday 30 April 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

Hedges have been cut along the A34 and A303 near Winchester during the last month this is during bird nesting season, this is in violation of the Wildlife and Countryside Act.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. concerning hedge cutting along A34 and A303. We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 14 May.

    Can we please ask that you check back on this date for an update.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 10:16, Tuesday 4 May 2021

  • Thank you for your patience whilst we completed the repairs in relation to your report. We can confirm that the repair is now completed, and we hope that this improves your journey.

    With regard to the bird nesting, our team were fully aware of this and kept disturbance to a minimum. The work was essential however, and had to be completed in order to maintain visibility for drivers when using that section of the road. All health and safety checks are completed before and during works for both our colleagues and the surrounding environment. Hopefully this now assists with your query.

    If you require any further update on this issue our Customer Contact Centre is available 24 hours a day at: • 0300 123 5000

    • info@highwaysengland.co.uk

    Please quote 21916091 to discuss this matter further.

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by National Highways at 12:50, Wednesday 12 May 2021

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