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Law and safety regarding sycamore trees
Posted by: Kellie Pearson (IP Logged)
Date: August 27, 2007 20:24


I am inquiring about the law and safety regulations regarding a sycamore tree on a conservation area. We have recently had a sycamore tree removed from our land because it was unsafe. However, we were only able to remove the tree on the pretense that we would plant another tree in its place. But before we had a chance to do this a sycamore tree on our neighbours land had grown. (The neighbours land is on a conservation area too.) The council then claimed this tree as the replacement for the tree that was cut down. Yet, we are extremely concerned over this new tree, especially because of its proximity to our house. It is situated about seven meters away. On websites they recommend a distance of around 12 meters. We are very concerned, especially because we are more than aware of how large they grow; over eighty meters with a twenty meters spread! Can the council claim this tree? Could you validate if the tree is at an unsafe distance from the house; specifically in regard to the health and safety of the occupants, possible damage and devaluation to the property. Any help would be most appreciated.

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|  Law and safety regarding sycamore trees Kellie Pearson 27/08/2007 20:24
||  Re: Law and safety regarding sycamore trees chris 27/08/2007 21:57

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