Ten trees to be cut down at National Trust property

PUBLISHED: 12:35 16 December 2008 | UPDATED: 10:12 10 June 2010

TEN protected trees considered a potential hazard to visitors to A La Ronde in Summer Lane are to be felled.

TEN protected trees considered a potential hazard to visitors to A La Ronde in Summer Lane are to be felled.

Town councillors on Monday followed recommendations from the tree officer to coppice one Sycamore and one Elm; fell four Sycamores, five Cherries and one Holly: Pollard one Ash and one group of Sycamore including one Hawthorn.

In addition work to remove one leaning branch of one oak away from a nearby streetlight and to reduce one primary branch and two others on an oak is also to be carried out.

Tree officer D Coleman said: "The owners have a duty of care to the paying public who it encourages to access the grounds as well as to the private property owners whose land abuts the property and the users of Summer Lane and the public footpath alongside the northern boundary.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Exmouth Journal. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Exmouth Journal