Posted: 29/11/2013 at 14:05
Should have said, it is a lime.
It does have a branching arrangement that could work but I fear it may result in die-back of the remains and death of the tree. But it's either that or the electric wires. Might end up removing it altogether.
I think the previous owners of our house lacked foresight, it's not the only tree planted too close to the wires. We've dealt with most of them now fortunately