Trees maintained by the council

Programmed tree removal

Sometimes it is necessary to remove trees that are dead, dying or have significant structural weaknesses. Our removal programme is shown below.

Removals to be undertaken in March 2022

Town

Road

Closest Property

Species

Reason

Welwyn Garden City

Hollybush Lane

Garages behind 24

Elder x1

Unsuitable location posing obstruction

Hatfield

Highlands

3

Poplar x1

Poor structural condition

Welwyn Garden City

Bushey Ley

Rear of 57

Poplar x2

Insurance claim

Welwyn Garden City

Heronswood Road

131

Ash x1

Self set in unsuitable location

Welwyn Garden City

Thistle Grove

Rear of 123

Oak x1

Structural defects including a cavity and split in the trunk.

Welwyn

Great North Road

Side of 19 Dicket Mead, in treebelt

Thorn x2

Crab apple x3

Sycamore x3

 

Concerns from the police's Safer Neighbourhood Team regarding anti-social behaviour

Welwyn

Church Street

Rear of Carleton Rise

Cherry x2

Maple x1

Concerns from the police's Safer Neighbourhood Team regarding anti-social behaviour

Welwyn Garden City

Hollybush Lane

Cemetery

Purple plum x1

Storm damage

Hatfield

Ely Close

50

Purple plum x1

Dead

Cuffley

Highfields

Opposite 4

Cherry x1

Storm damaged

Welwyn Garden City

Howlands

451

Birch x1

Poor health and structural condition

Hatfield

Meadowcroft

33-43

Field maple x1

Storm damage

Hatfield

Newstead

3

Holm Oak x1

Unsuitable location for long term retention

Welwyn Garden City

The Spinney

2

Maple x1

Poor health and condition

Welwyn Garden City

The Vineyard

76

Cherry x1

Poor health and condition

Welwyn Garden City

Uplands

13

Cherry x1

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