Application Details

Reference 20/02730/VC
Address 31 St Edyths Road Bristol BS9 2EP  
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Proposal T1- Silver Birch-fell.
Validated 24-06-20
Type Works to Trees in Conservation Areas
Status Decided
Neighbour Consultation Expiry 31-07-20
Determination Deadline 05-08-20
Decision Preservation Order NOT REQUIRED
Decision Issued 05-08-20
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Public Comments Supporters: 0 Objectors: 1    Total: 1
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Comment analysis   Date of Submission
Nearby Trees Within 200m

BTF response: OBJECT

Normally the Tree Forum members do not comment on the proposed felling of a back garden tree because although the loss of any tree is an environmental catastrophe such trees do not fulfil the criterion of being highly visible by many members of the public to get themselves saved. But this time it is different.

This tree is a good specimen and is very visible. It must be seen by many people every day - those people who use the Recreation Ground in Sea Mills (part of which as a OTPC fruit orchard) and the paths associated with the public space, as the house backs on to the Recreation Ground - "The Rec". It would be a great loss if the tree went. That side of the Rec has only garages and the backs of houses in view. The garages and boundary walls, indeed all the buildings, are in excellent states of repair and have been painted, but they are still garages and the backs of houses - a very "built" scene. This tree softens that urban view and is most pleasing in doing that. It merits a TPO

Public Comments

on 2020-07-10   OBJECT

Normally the Tree Forum members do not comment on the proposed felling of a backgarden tree because although the loss of any tree is an environmental catastrophe such trees donot fulfil the criterion of being highly visible by many members of the public to get themselvessaved.But this time it is different. This tree is a good specimen and is very visible. It must be seen bymany people every day - those people who use the Recreation Ground in Sea Mills (part of whichas a OTPC fruit orchard) and the paths associated with the public space, as the house backs on tothe Recreation Ground - "The Rec".It would be a great loss if the tree went. That side of the Rec has only garages and the backs ofhouses in view. The garages and boundary walls, indeed all the buildings, are in excellent statesof repair and have been painted, but they are still garages and the backs of houses - a very "built"scene. This tree softens that urban view and is most pleasing in doing that. It merits a TPO.