Scots creator J.Ok Rowling closes street outdoors of £2.2 million seventeenth century house to trim again large hedge

SCOTS creator J.Ok Rowling has closed a street outdoors of her £2.2 million seventeenth century house to trim again her large hedge.

The Harry Potter creator has had Whitehouse Highway close to Barnton in Edinburgh closed to visitors yesterday in order that arborists can are available to take care of her shrubbery.

The 56-year-old billionaire had four-way visitors lights put in outdoors her house on Whitehouse Highway, Edinburgh to permit the works to go forward.

J.Ok Rowling’s house in Edinburgh the place the hedge was trimmed. Credit score: Deadline Information

One part of the street was even closed off to permit greater than seven workmen to sort out the 30ft Leylandii hedge utilizing an enormous cherry picker.

Photos present scores of orange visitors cones positioned down the center of the street, separating a huge blue cherry picker from passing visitors.

The big hedge towers monstrously excessive above the pavement the place a bunch of males in orange high-vis vests stand beneath.

Two of the workmen had been noticed taking a breather sitting and leaning in opposition to the creator’s wall, seemingly overwhelmed by the problem forward.

J.K Rowling had four way lights brought to her home
The creator had 4 manner lights outdoors of her house. Credit score: Deadline Information

One couple had been left pissed off after realising the work meant they needed to rush to a unique bus cease to be able to make their journey on time.

Though they had been glad to see the hedge being trimmed, they described how problematic the creator’s greenery may be.

One man who wished to stay nameless, mentioned: “If she’s going to have it trimmed, she higher have it trimmed an honest manner again, as a result of it covers the lamppost and there’s no mild on this a part of the road at evening.

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“It’s not good.”

This isn’t the primary time Rowling has needed to have her hedge trimmed again.

In 2019 officers from Edinburgh Metropolis council wrote to the star asking her to have the shrubbery trimmed as a “matter of urgency”.

Greater than a yr later comparable works had been used on the street, with an 80ft cherry picker being utalised to chop the bush again and cease it from blocking road lights.

Moreover, in 2015 one onlooker advised reporters of the “chaos” and disruption brought on to visitors due to the works.