January 12, 2009
Tree felling programme aims
to improve safety at Burnham holiday camp
fears are one of the reasons for the felling of dozens of trees
at a Burnham-On-Sea holiday camp this week.
has been taking place at the entrance to Burnham Holiday Village
in Marine Drive, as pictured, to remove a long line of trees during
the quiet period before this year's tourist season.
park was given permission by Sedgemoor District Council to fell
48 trees and cut back 16 other trees, which were covered by a
tree preservation order.
application was made due to increasing concerns over health and
safety and with good arboriculticultural practice in mind,"
explained Burnham-based arborist David Bateman, who made the application
for the holiday park.
tree management plan, outlining a phased programme of felling
and tree replacement, has also been presented to the district
council as one of the conditions for the work proceeding.