Jul 15

Pondtail Wood Update Friday 15th July 2016




  • On Monday 11 July M&W Officer Natalie CHILCOTT received an email from a law firm acting for Wineham Properties Limited (owners of the site) notifying her that they had lodged an appeal against the Enforcement Notice.

    This appeal suspends the ‘effective’ or commencement date of the Notice until the Appeal is decided or withdrawn. However, the Stop Notice remains in force.



Key dates


  • Stop Notice was served on the 13th June 2016 and took effect immediately.
  • The Enforcement Notice was served on the 13 June and should have taken effect on 12th July 2016. This effective date is suspended due to the submission of an Appeal.
  • Remedial work specified in the Enforcement Notice must be completed by 23rd August 2016 (42 days from when the notice takes effect). Currently suspended as per above.
  • Before 30 April 2017 the land must be restocked with trees as per the Forestry Commission Notice.


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