The residents in Copthorne Gardens, Hornchurch have woken up to a unannounced destruction of the land opposite their houses
We spoke to a resident of that road
The land owner says he was asked by the council to trim the overhanging branches and this is his response. He’s failed on a number of occasions with planning permission. Seems very suspicious. No warning at all.
This land was recently submitted for removal from the green belt land, there has been no indication that this was approved https://www.ucra.co.uk/wp-content /uploads/2015/09/Green-Belt-Sites -and-Locations.pdf
We are currently contacting the council for more information