Tree Sponsor of the month – July

In the second of our new series about our fabulous street tree sponsors, Ben and Sheila tell us about their decision to sponsor a tree in Comerford Road, SE4.1. Where is the sponsor tree located and why did you choose that particular site? The tree is located on Comerford Road, Brockley. I chose this street as it ...

Tree Sponsor of the month – July

In the second of our new series about our fabulous street tree sponsors, Ben and Sheila tell us about their decision to sponsor a tree in Comerford Road, SE4.1. Where is the sponsor tree located and why did you choose that particular site? The tree is located on Comerford Road, Brockley. I chose this street as it ...

Tree sponsor of the month – June

In this, the first of a series of regular blog posts about our amazing tree sponsors, we pose eight questions to Anthony Gaylard about his decision to sponsor a tree in his street:1. Where is the sponsor tree located and why did you choose that particular site?Ermine Road. The street has very few street trees ...

Tree sponsor of the month – June

In this, the first of a series of regular blog posts about our amazing tree sponsors, we pose eight questions to Anthony Gaylard about his decision to sponsor a tree in his street:1. Where is the sponsor tree located and why did you choose that particular site?Ermine Road. The street has very few street trees ...

Loveliest of trees (2)

Spring has sprung in our streets! Excited sponsors have begun sending in pictures of their precious charges as they begin to flower and show some green. Here are two ornamental cherry trees (prunus accolade) which were planted only last year - and look how well they are doing! These are only two of the 81 trees planted ...

Loveliest of trees (2)

Spring has sprung in our streets! Excited sponsors have begun sending in pictures of their precious charges as they begin to flower and show some green. Here are two ornamental cherry trees (prunus accolade) which were planted only last year - and look how well they are doing! These are only two of the 81 trees planted ...

The ripple effect

It's been an interesting and exciting month or two. Word is getting out about the success of our work in getting more street trees planted in and around Brockley, and we are now in touch with the originators of two new significant projects in neighbouring parts of the borough, namely Catford and Hither Green.This is really ...

Trees in the City – 26th April 2014 – Conference Report

The Brockley Society Tree Committee are delighted to report a little more fully about the presentations given at our hugely successful conference last month. Wake up and smell the pollutionLewisham Mayor Sir Steve Bullock opened the conference by raising the issue of rising city pollution and the need for more trees to make the urban environment sustainable. He kindly ...

Kick-off for Twelve Trees

This post marks the introduction of our New Plantings map (see the tab above) which details the additions to the street tree stock from 1st March 2013.Thanks to the generosity of a number of Brockley residents, the conservation area (and beyond) is now home to twelve new street trees, in part, replacing many of the ...

Archive: Brockley Society Newsletter article – October 2012

This article originally appeared in the Brockley Society Newsletter in October 2012. Please note that the current prices for sponsoring a street tree can be found on our blog here.Oxygen in Brockley ... and treesIf you're interested in a simple way to improve air quality and a lot else in Brockley, I think you'd better read on.The Brockley Society's ...