|Address||Casa Mia Bramble Lane Bristol BS9 1RD
|Proposal||To remove: T20, T21, T22, T23, T24, T25, T26, G28, T29, T30, G31, T32, G33, T34, T37, T38, T40, T81, T82, T96 - As identified within the accompanying Arb Impact Assessment document.|
|Type||Works to Trees in Conservation Areas|
|Decision||Place a preservation order on the tree|
|BCC Planning Portal||BCC Planning Portal|
|Public Comments||Supporters: 0 Objectors: 14 Total: 14|
|No. of Page Views||0|
|Comment analysis||Date of Submission|
|Nearby Trees||Within 200m|
We object in the strongest possible terms to these fellings. This is just about the most sensitive area in the Sneyd Park Conservation Area sitting as it does between the Old Sneed Park Nature Reserve and the Woodland Trust Bishops Knoll woodland, and above the Bennetts Patch Nature Reserve, commanding a view of Avon Gorge that is truly magnificent. There cannot be a worse place in Bristol to fell a woodland of such importance. Some of Bristol's most iconic trees are on the border between Bishops Knoll Wood and this piece of land. Hundreds of people walk through and enjoy these woodland and nature reserve areas every single day. The Application is masked as a S211 Notice for tree management, but the accompanying Arboricultural Impact Statement talks of the development of the site, and which tree is requiring felling to build which dwelling. So in effect these trees are under threat from development, not requiring "management".
A Development Application 18/06624/F went to Planning Inspectorate Appeal and was rejected - in significant part due to the impact the development, if permitted, would have had on the sensitive woodland and the importance of these trees to the whole of Bristol. The Avon Gorge is the green gateway to Bristol. Maintaining that area is done mostly by local residents volunteering their time and labour in Bennetts Patch, The Old Sneed Park Nature Reserve and Bishops Knoll Wood and they do not want to lose these trees. Once more we shall rely on the professional expertise of the Arboricultural Officer of the Council to protect our natural heritage and our environment.