Posted: 25/06/2014 at 20:15
I had two of these right in front of a house where I lived - literally just a few feet away. They were at least 50 years old and huge - we never had any drain problems or foundation problems and neither did out neighbours, and we both lived in ancient Listed houses.
This tree specialist - he didn't also have a tree felling firm did he?
We get ones like that around here, offering to get rid of the menace in our gardens