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Application for works on tree protected by preservation order 20-2073-TTPO- Farrow -The Old Rectory

Notification on application for Works to Trees Protected by a Tree Preservation Order
Reference: 20/2073/TTPO
Applicant: Mr Farrow
Site address: 16 Boxworth Road Elsworth CB23 4JQ.
crown reduce height by 3m
crown reduce spread by 3-4m by target reduction of longest limbs on all sides
reduce remainder to shape
decayed area in base and main stem

Notification of applications for works to protected tree 1 the Drift and trees in a conservation area 26 Brook Street

Notification on application for Works to Trees Protected by a Tree Preservation Order
Reference: 20/1980/TTPO
Proposal: T.1 Walnut – Crown reduce by 1.5 meters to allow more light to rear garden. tree has
been recently TPO’d with application to fell tree.
Site address: 1 The Drift Elsworth CB23 4JN
Applicant: Mr Terry woods.
The above planning application has been received, SCDC

Notification on application for Works to Trees in a Conservation Area
Reference: 20/1974/TTCA
Proposal: T 1 – Cherry – Fell to ground level. Reason – Poor self set specimen, interfering with
power cables.
Site address: 26 Brook Street Elsworth CB23 4HX
Applicant: Mrs Gutsell.

Planning Application received 20/03708/HFUL and 20/0307/LBC 38 Boxworth Road

Reference: 20/03708/HFUL
Proposal: Proposed erection of new detached garage and two storey rear extension to existing
Site address: 38 Boxworth Road Elsworth CB23 4JQ
Applicant: Mr A Lane.
Reason(s) for notification and other notes
All or part of the proposed development site is within the parish boundary
Category: Householder developments
UPRN 100090132560
Grid Ref: E531912 N263721
Relevant Applications:
The following application(s) have been identified as being related to this application. Please refer to
the decision notices for each of these to check the details and for relevant conditions.
20/03709/LBC Proposed erection of new detached garage
and two storey rear extension to existing
Use the Council’s Online Register ( to view the application

Application for tree works in a conservation area 20/1925/TTCA 5 Broad End

Reference: 20/1925/TTCA
Proposal: T1 : Apple ~ Reduce lateral growth over neighbouring property to centre of hedge;
reduce height by 2.0 metres and balance remaining crown.
T2 and T3 : 2 x large Leylandi ~ Top and fell to ground level.
T4 : Willow ~ Remove secondary stem.
T5 : Holly ~ Clear neighbouring roof by 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
T6 : Elder within Pyracantha ~ Fell stump.
Site address: 5 Broad End Elsworth Cambridge Cambridgeshire
Applicant: Ms Trueman.

Application for tree works in a conservation area 13 Cotterell’s Lane 20/1929/TTCA

Proposal: Variegated Norway Maple – Fell
2 x Cherry – Reduce height and spread on all sides by 1.5m
Alder – Reduce height by 1.5m, reduce spread by 1m to shape and balance
Prunus – Reduce height by 1.5m, reduce spread by 2m on all sides, remove
epicormic shoots on all sides
Purple Norway Maple – Fell
Site address: 13 Cotterells Lane Elsworth CB23 4JR
Applicant: Mr Johnson.

7 Day notice of intention to remove dangerous tree Avenue Business Park

Reference: 20/1900/TTCA
Site address: The Avenue Business Park Brockley Road Elsworth
Applicant : Edward Davison

7 days notice of intention to remove an Ash tree in a dangerous condition at Avenue Business Park, Brockley Road, Elsworth, CB23 4EY which is sited within the Elsworth Conservation Area.

PC response not required as permission will have to be granted for safety reasons.

Planning application received – Tree Works – 3 Brockley Road

Reference: 20/1783/TTCAl Reference: 20/1783/TTCAl Applicant Mrs Rosemary Ross

Proposal: T1 Walnut – Fell to ground level.
Inonotus Hispidus was discovered at the base of the tree several years ago, it is believed to have come from this tree. There is decay throughout the tree from the fungi and previous pruning wounds. The growth rate has been very slow since its last reduction. To reduce further would not leave a substantial amount of growth, I would imagine the tree to decline further following such works. Given its close proximity to buildings I believe the best option is to fell and replant.
Site address: 3 Brockley Road Elsworth CB23 4JS

Elsworth Tree Warden has inspected the tree and notes that the tree has outgrown its location and if it has a significant fungal infection he has no comment.

Parish Council Meetings to be held as virtual meetings on line

As a result of government legislation for Covid 19 meetings of Elsworth Parish Council were cancelled from March 2020 – Emergency decision was made via email to agree financial delegation for urgent payments by the Clerk in conjunction with the Chairman and for urgent decisions to be made via email with all Cllrs.
Government Legislation has now been approved to allow Parish & Town Councils to hold virtual online meetings, therefore in order to conduct business which requires decisions, virtual meetings via Zoom will be scheduled.
The next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday September 16th at 7;30pm as a virtual meeting, using Zoom. The Meeting link will be shown in the venue header of the Agenda

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