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Giant hogweed growing in verge below and above steel shuttering

Reported via desktop in the Overgrown or obscuring view (NH) category anonymously at 12:31, Thu 24 August 2023

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4923183.

Giant hogweed is an Invasive Species, which is both dangerous to the touch, but also is prolific in spreading due to the amount of seeds produced. In effect due to you not controlling this infestation you are breaking the law.

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  • Thank you for making your report of 24 August 2023 about Hogweed you've noticed within our boundary. We're appreciative of you bringing this to our attention and the time you've taken to do so. We'll be attending this location this week to assess the issue you've reported. If any work is needed, we'll arrange for this to happen as a priority.

    Thank you again for contacting us about this. If there is anything else we can help you with, please email or telephone our Contact Centre. They’re available 24 hours a day by phone: 0300 123 5000 or by email Alternatively, please visit the National Highways website at

    Kind regards National Highways

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by National Highways at 14:18, Tue 29 August 2023

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