Somerset County Council

Report an overgrown verge or hedge on the road


You can report an overgrown verge or hedge here.

Please note - if you are reporting this defect outside normal working hours - 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday  - and you believe it is an urgent problem and a risk to public safety, please phone the police on 101.

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When you contact us, please give us the following information:

  • Your name and phone number, in case we need to contact you 
  • The name of the road or junction 
  • Whether the location is usually cut by us, if you know  

The highway network is vital to the people of Somerset and the local economy. During the growing season we carry out a number of environmental maintenance operations to help keep all road users safe.

You can find our grass cutting programme and information on our environmental maintenance operations here.


Contact: Roads and Transport Team
Phone: 0300 123 2224

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.

If there is an urgent problem outside these hours and it is a risk to public safety please phone the police on 101.

If you need to visit a highway area office you can find the address of your local office here.

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