Large street tree maintenance/pruning

Something we know that generates a lot of heat amongst local residents is the arrival of the chainsaw gangs that are contracted to maintain some of the larger trees along our streets. In the autumn of 2014 work was done on the Silver Maple trees in Harefield Road and Manor Avenue. Neither street had had ...

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 ...

Chainsaw Massacre – The Prequel

In May 2007 The London Assembly Environment Committee published their report 'Chainsaw Massacre - A Review of London's Street Trees'. Our own Green Party Councillor for Brockley Ward Darren Johnson was Chair of this committee.  To see the report in PDF format go hereAt the point of publication this was clearly a comprehensive assessment of ...