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Controversial plans for Fulwood employment park approved despite complaints about tree felling

Posted on - 9th May, 2021 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Fulwood, Politics, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment, Wildlife and Conservation
Picture from the planning application for the new building.
Picture from the planning application for the new building.

Plans for Eastway employment park in Fulwood have been approved despite controversial tree felling complaints.

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Preparation for the plans started before being approved with complaints from residents concerning trees being cut and burned down.

Just two trees in the proposed building area have been protected by a Tree Preservation Order.

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However, a potential tree planting scheme was mentioned in the planning meeting.

Eastway Employment Park will include 12 units and a car park with 125 spaces for employees and visitors.

A photo sent to Blog Preston of the site.
A photo sent to Blog Preston of the site.

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Operating hours of the units are expected to be 08:00 to 22:00, Monday to Sunday.

The voting for the plans was unanimous amongst councillors in the planning meeting on Thursday 29 April.

Plans mention that the new development will be in keeping with the surrounding area.

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