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Northgate Development Update June 2020

Following a first sod cutting ceremony construction has now begun on the Chester Northgate scheme. Due to the Covid-19 situation, there has been slippage on the proposed project timescales. The following  milestones are currently expected to take place, subject to any further Covid-19 impact: Princess St. reopens for access onto St Martin’s Way from Northgate St. […]


‘A’ board. Watergate Street: 20/00877

The Civic Trust objects to this application for the following reasons: The proposed ‘A ‘ board would cause an obstruction on the pavement for pedestrians in this location and in particular could be a hazard for people with disabilities. The board would also be an unattractive distraction from the historic and architectural character of the […]

HMO 1 Cuppin Street: 20/00899/LBC

The Civic Trust objects to this application because an HMO (House in Multiple Occupation) in this location and in this type of house would seem to be out of keeping with the character of the area. The proposed accommodation is cramped and there is insufficient communal living space for the occupants. A more acceptable proposal […]

Cathedral signs: 20/00568/ADV

The Civic Trust has the following comments on this application: The plans are incomplete and do not appear to cover the full specification of signs set out on pp 4-5 of the application form. Six signs are described in the application form but there are plans and drawings for only two.Aspects of the application are […]

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Oak tree, Newhall Road: 20/00487/TPO

The Chester Civic Trust objects to this application to remove this oak tree as there is insufficient supporting information provided by the applicant to justify the felling of a tree protected by a TPO (Tree Preservation Order). No decision should be made until there is a full account of the condition of the tree and […]