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Objection to Planning Application 20/03845/LBC

Tarvin Lock Cottage The Holkham Chester Cheshire CH3 5NE:  Replacement of existing wooden gate posts and gate with brick piers and wrought iron gates Comments: The Civic Trust objects to the design of the new gate as it is not in keeping with the rural and historic character of the original design and detrimental to […]


Planning Application 21/01222/FUL: Old Trooper Christleton

The Old Trooper Whitchurch Road Christleton Chester Cheshire CH3 6AE Proposal: -Change of use of ground floor restaurant to a coffee shop with drive-through facility, the reconfiguration of the first floor to create 1 apartment and use of roof space to create 2 new apartments, partial demolition of rear and erection of a two storey […]


Objection to Planning Application 21/01670/TPO

Removal of 2 Lime Trees, 1 Bailey Bridge Close Chester Cheshire CH2 2RH The Civic Trust objects to the felling of these trees as they make an important contribution to the street scene and their removal would have a negative visual impact. Insufficient evidence has been provided to prove alleged damage to the property.

Objection to Application 21/01556/TPO

Request to fell 1 Horse Chestnut Tree, 27 Dicksons Drive Chester Cheshire CH2 2BN Reasons for comment: – Residential amenity Comments: The Civic Trust objects as there should be more information on the condition of the tree. Currently there is insufficient evidence to support felling.

Northgate Project Latest Update – May 2021

The latest edition of our Northgate Project Newsletter is now available, with updates on the progress on the new surface water drain, the latest archaeology impact and the first school visits to Northgate. Available via the Northgate website here:   For the latest aerial video of the site click here.

Heritage Open Days

UPDATE: We are very sad to announce that 2021 is the second year that Heritage Open Days cannot take place in Cheshire West and Chester because of the constraints caused by the Covid19 pandemic. 2021 would be the 27th year of HODs. Chester Civic Trust and Chester West and Chester have been involved from the […]

Chester Heritage Festival

Chester Heritage Festival 18 – 28 June 2021 Annually Chester Civic Trust and Cheshire West and Chester Council partner with other organisations to tell the story of our city and its people.  This year the Heritage Festival will have a new format with many of the events on-line. The Festival has a new website https://www.chesterheritagefestival.co.uk/ where […]