Here goes another piece of the common to City Council developments !
City Council are busy consulting on rebuilding the Abbey Play area, which is well needed. You may not realise it, but this whole area is actually common land.
|Woodland on common near Abbey Pool|
However inevitably simply upgrading the existing area of common isn’t enough and they want to fell and develop another area as well. This would involve the felling of trees and presumably tarmacing of an area of woodland to the south of the pool / east of the all-weather pitches. Look at ==>
and then compare it with Google maps to see how we will lose another piece of common :
It would be unfair to say that this has already been decided, but you should note that the council started clearing this area in autumn 2012.
|Woodland clearance by council on proposed teenager play area|
Please can you object to this on the council’s online poll ==>:
There is no limit to the number of people in your household who can do the survey, but it closes on Friday January 11th. You may also wish to say whether you feel running the gauntlet of cows and cow pats from the new proposed grazing scheme would actually make this area inaccessible to users.