Decision details

211908/TPO - Proposed Pruning of One Horse Chestnut Tree at Hillbrow

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Executive Director for Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services submitted a report seeking approval for the proposed pruning of one Council-owned Horse Chestnut tree on land opposite 32-36 Hillbrow which was subject to Tree Preservation Order (TPO) 77/08.  A copy of the TPO plan was attached to the report at Appendix 1 and photographs of the tree at Appendix 2.

The report explained that an application had been received from the Tree Officer in Parks seeking approval to prune the Horse Chestnut tree on Council-owned land opposite 32-36 Hillbrow (application reference 211908/TPO) and set out further details of the works required.

The report explained that officers had inspected the tree and the works proposed were considered to be reasonable to manage the risk presented by the tree.  No objections or comments had been received as a result of the public notice displayed on the tree and it was therefore recommended that the works be approved.

Resolved -    That the proposed pruning be approved.

Publication date: 07/07/2023

Date of decision: 02/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 02/02/2022 - Planning Applications Committee

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