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Whitebeam roots - possible subsidence

Whitebeam roots - possible subsidence
Posted by: Katie (IP Logged)
Date: July 05, 2019 10:45

Do you know how far the roots of a whitebeam stretch? Mine is 8m from the neighbouring property and I've been asked to take it down by their insurers who think it's contributing to subsidence on their property. However in their letter they've (mis)identified it as a cherry tree. It's about 9m tall.
There are two other trees in very close proximity to the property which will also need to be taken down (one smaller tree of mine and one of theirs) which seem far more likely to have caused damage than the Whitebeam. I'd just hate to lose it if it was just because the insurers were being overcautious.

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