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2016 Marylebone & Fitzrovia Tree Planting Update

Progress note: We have received the good news from Westminster’s Arboricultural Department that 12 new trees have now been added to Luxborough Street. Continue reading

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2015 Marylebone & Fitzrovia Tree Planting Update

Progress note: We have received the good news from Westminster’s Arboricultural Department that trees have now been added to Marylebone Street, Nottingham Street and Wheatley Street. We are looking to see if trees are possible on sections of Newman Street, Mortimer Street, Manchester Street and Wigmore Street. … Continue reading

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2014 Marylebone & Fitzrovia Tree Planting Update

Marylebone Green Grid… now extended the trees lines on to Marylebone St., Nottingham St., Eastcastle St., Middleton Pl., Welbeck St., Langham St., and Balcombe St. Continue reading

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2013 Update – Fitzrovia Forest’s Future Steps

It’s been a busy 2012-13 season for planting in Fitzrovia and East Marylebone despite delays caused by the late release of subterranean infrastructure data.  Over 30 trees were planted in addition to the +210 added in the last few seasons. … Continue reading

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2013 Update – West Marylebone Trees

By Rosemary Forgan Imagine walking through a beautiful forest of trees, offering extraordinary diversity – from pear to birch, from amelanchier to olives.   It would take a while because there are over 600 trees to enjoy – considerably more than … Continue reading

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50 Elms planted in Marylebone and Fitzrovia supporting Ulmus Londonium Project

. The W1W Street Tree Initiative supports the aim of the Ulmus Londinium Project to return elm trees to London.  A great many elm trees here were lost in the 1970s to Dutch Elm Disease.  The Ulmus Londonium Project has … Continue reading

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Project Completion — W1W Tree Planting Initiative

Marylebone tree project plants 600th tree and wins two Forestry Commission / GLA Re:Leaf Awards As part of London Tree Week, Marylebone locals celebrated the addition of the 600th tree in Marylebone and Fitzrovia.  The Minister of State for Environment, … Continue reading

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Marylebone’s Beaumont Street now lined with 14 Amelanchier trees

Another Marylebone Tree Planting phase was completed successfully today on Beaumont Street.  Lord Glenarthur, Chairman, dug in a tree and unveiled a plaque thanking the Consultants at King Edward VII’s Hospital for sponsoring the 5 Amelanchier trees recently planted outside … Continue reading

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Urban Tree Planting, Motivation, Policy and Guidance

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Here is a short list of publications that provide helpful reading for those that want to know more about planting trees in cities.  We hope these motivate you to increase the number of trees in your neighbourhood. You may download a … Continue reading

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University of Westminster contributes to the further greening of a very chilly Cleveland Street

Trees added to Cleveland Street – Fitzrovia Forest – University of Westminster –   Opposite BT Tower Tree planting in Fitzrovia continues with the recent addition of two silver birch trees outside University of Westminster‘s Cavendish Campus on Cleveland Street.  The … Continue reading

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Tree Planting Initiative for Marylebone – Project Summary

The objective of the W1W Tree Planting Initiative is to line the main streets of Marylebone and Fitzrovia with the right trees in the right places Continue reading

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John Simpson plants Initiative’s 500th tree in Marylebone

“He is more used to war zones than green zones, but BBC’s John Simpson CBE did his bit for the ‘greening of Marylebone’ when he shovelled soil to plant the 500th tree outside BBC Broadcasting House as part of a … Continue reading

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2012: Scores of New Trees Planted in West Marylebone

11 June 2012 – Giorgio Locatelli planted an elm tree outside his eponymous restaurant on Seymour Street (by Portman Square) in celebration of the 119 new trees being planted in West Marylebone early 2012.  The planting took place in the … Continue reading

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Fitzovia Community Centre Launched – Commemorative Tree Planted on Berners Street

Fitzrovia locals recently celebrated two positive developments in the neighbourhood.  The first good news was the opening of the Fitzrovia Community Centre — a new hub for local activities with an emphasis on increasing social cohesion.  The second news item … Continue reading

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Big Tree Plant grants £10,000 to Fitzrovia Forest project

Ambitions to plant more trees in East Marylebone received a big boost recently with the news that we received a grant of £10,000 from The Big Tree Plant Campaign.  These monies supplements a £25,000 S106 contribution for trees that will … Continue reading

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