Consultation About A Tree Damaging Infrastructure on Cliffefield Road opposite 68 / rear of 33 (our reference 12045581)

Closed 11 Jul 2022

Opened 20 Jun 2022

Results expected 12 Jul 2022

Feedback expected 13 Jul 2022

Overview

An Acer pseudoplatanus (commonly known as a Sycamore Tree) has been identified on Cliffefield Road Opposite 68 / Rear of 33 as irreperably damaging highway infrastructure..

An assessment carried out by aboricultural surveyors and highway engineers has resulted in a scenario where Amey cannot design a workable solution to provide a usable footway. 

A number of meetings have been held with SCC which have resulted in the decision being taken to consult on replacement as a last resort now that all other options have been explored 

If removed, we propose to replace the tree with an Ulmus 'Columella' (Dutch Elm Disease Resistant Elm Tree) in the same position as the original tree.

A copy of the street tree appraisal report detailling options considered for all streets is below for information

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Why your views matter

The Sheffield Tree Partnership have developed the draft Sheffield Street Tree Partnership Working Strategy.  This sets out our commitment to explain to local residents the reasons behind decisions to remove trees, and provide the opportunity to challenge these decisions through an open and transparent process.

A copy of the draft strategy is available at: https://www.wildsheffield.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/FINAL-Sheffield-Street-Tree-Partnership-Working-Strategy-July-2020.pdf

What happens next

This consultation has now closed.

We will provide a summary of the results of the consultation on this page, and so watch this space.

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Anyone from any background

Interests

  • Streets Ahead