Local Lib Dem County Councillor Aislinn Lee has been forced to make yet another formal complaint about grass cutting – this time to the County Council.
Aislinn wrote to the county council outlining her concerns about the reduced number of cuts to the grass along the A405 towards St Albans and especially the safety implications on the roundabouts.
Aislinn said, “I have been absolutely inundated with complaints from local residents and many from further afield about the height and the safety implications, of the vegetation along the A405 from the Noke Roundabout through to St Albans.
“I am particularly concerned with the very real hazard (that I can confirm from daily personal use) of the height of the vegetation on the Tippendell Lane/A405 roundabout. For years Highways have been aware that drivers do not slow down when approaching this roundabout from both directions along the A405. Some works have been done in the past to try to remedy this, but right now there is little chance of this fast moving traffic seeing other vehicles manoeuvring around the roundabout as they approach it.
“This will inevitably lead to a tragedy if we do not make this area as visible as possible. I firmly believe that the County Council is failing in its duty of care by not cutting back this vegetation.”
Aislinn concluded by saying “I shall continue to pursue this matter as drivers from across the County are being let down by HCC”.