Photo of the aftermath

Jim Foulkes was also disappointed by the city’s recent decision to remove healthy cherry trees at Clayton Park.

The Surrey Lawn Bowling Club's bowling green

Like some of the neighbours, local resident Jim Foulkes was also disappointed by the city’s recent decision – at the request of the Surrey Lawn Bowling Club – to remove healthy cherry trees growing next to the bowling green at Clayton Park, pictured above.

He says installing a simple trencher panel of plastic along the field would have eliminated the possibility of roots reaching the fence around the green. Foulkes is a former member of Surrey’s Heritage Advisory Commission and current director of the Surrey Historical Society.

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