Category Archives: Project Updates

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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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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Devonshire Street tree planting phase concludes successfully with 52 trees lining the street

The rain clouds left abruptly as we came to conclude our work towards greening in Devonshire Street in Marylebone today.  It was a real pleasure to have Kulveer Ranger (Mayor of London Boris Johnson’s Director of Environment and Digital London), Pam Warhurst (Chair of … Continue reading

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New Cavendish Street Tree project completed with Professor Lord Winston

We were most fortunate in having Professor Lord Winston, the eminent scientist and broadcaster, to plant the last of 49 chanticleer pear trees on New Cavendish Street today.  In celebration of the event, The Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Susie Burbridge, also unveiled a … Continue reading

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Alan Titchmarsh completes the greening of Bolsover Street

Much to the delight of local residents and businesses and as part of the W1W Tree Planting Initiative, Alan Titchmarsh, MBE, celebrity broadcaster and gardening expert, planted an elm tree to mark the arrival of 48 new trees in Bolsover Street.  This … Continue reading

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Over 100 trees planted on Devonshire and New Cavendish Streets in Marylebone

The 2010-2011 planting objectives for Devonshire (phase 5) and New Cavendish Streets (phase 6) have now been successfully delivered.   52 and 49 new pear trees now line Devonshire Street and New Cavendish Street respectively.   The planting process, though slightly delayed due to … Continue reading

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