Bristol Tree Forum blog

Eastgate Woodland – Round Three

A new planning application has been lodged - No. 18/00634/P. Here, for example, is the proposed new layout. For those of you who would like to comment, you have until March 26th to do so. The Determination Deadline is 16 May next. So far there have been five objections and something called a 'Statement of [...]

Towards a Bristol Tree Strategy

Representatives of the Woodland Trust, The Bristol Tree Forum, The Forest of Avon Trust and Bristol City Council met last Thursday 1 March to start the process of developing a Tree Strategy for Bristol.  This is the first tentative step in a process which will include consultation and involvement of all those groups and individuals [...]

Eastgate woodland

Over the summer, the owners of the Eastgate Retail Park, Consolidated Properties Group, submitted plans for the redevelopment of the east end of the retail park. (170/01580/P)  Currently the area comprises a drive-thru Burger King, a car park in front and an area of woodland behind. The proposal is to replace the Burger King building [...]

Bristol’s trees in crisis!

With Bristol City Council’s budget cuts, two decisions have been made regarding the management of Bristol’s treescape that make no economic sense, and threaten the reputation of the City as a Green and pleasant place to live and locate a business.