Woodland Management plan
The plan has been created with a view to being a possible delivery agent of the woodland management on this site, with potential for longer-term management and ownership of the woodland.
This is an area of ancient semi-natural woodland and forms part of a Local Wildlife Site; as such it is a site of county-level nature conservation value. Long-term management of such sites is crucial to their long-term future survival, continued species diversity and habitat quality. The Woodland Management Plan describes a scheme of woodland restoration, enhancement and subsequent management necessary to ensure that the woodland is safeguarded for future generations as a valued natural capital asset in the local community.
Local plan allocation
The woodland is situated within a strategic development allocation of the Rugby Borough Council Local Plan. The relevant policy in the Local Plan (Policy DS8: South West Rugby) sets out that development proposals must: