Bid for new forest tracks
The Forestry Commission on Arran has submitted two planning applications to North Ayrshire Council for the construction of two access tracks which are to be used to haul timber from approved clear fell sites.
The first of the two applications is for the construction of a new 400m-long access track with a turning point and a passing place at Clauchland Hill, Corriegills. The second slightly longer track measuring 570m long, also with a turning point but with two passing places, is being requested for a site north of Cnocan Wood, Brodick.
Consultations with Scottish National Heritage by the applicant have indicated that they are satisfied that the proposal will not impact upon the Arran Moors Special Protection Area. The applications are currently pending consideration by North Ayrshire Council.