Dear Kent County Council,
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 please send me a copy of the report re the footway and tree root investigation for London Plane Tree T5 adjacent 63 London Road Canterbury which you intend to fell on October 12th.
I request this because I cannot see any evidence that an investigation has taken place. No tarmac has been removed to ascertain whether it is the tarmac itself pushed outwards by the lateral growth of the tree that is causing the problem in which case the tree would not need felling.
Our reference: 9291490
Dear Ms Applegarth
Freedom of Information Act 2000
Thank you for your email which we received on 10 October 2019.
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Dear Ms Applegarth,
Thank you for your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) 2000, relating to Footway and Tree Root
Investigation for London Plane tree. Please see the response provided
below and the attached information/spreadsheet in answer to your request.
Thank you for your request to receive the report into what actions were
undertaken prior to the decision to fell the one tree in London Road (T5).
Please find enclosed a pdf copy of a report that was commissioned by KCC.
The report investigates all the trees and provides possible solutions. The
design team involved considered all of the options available and after
long deliberation and following consultations, the recommendation was to
proceed with felling T5.
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