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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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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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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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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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Help build the East Marylebone & Fitzrovia Forest Concept

The latest draft of the Fitzrovia and East Marylebone Landscape and Public Realm Visioning Plan  is now available for review and comment.   Join in so that our streets and public areas provide a better space for everyone in our … Continue reading

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Proposal made to complete Marylebone central tree grid by 2012

The Initiative has made a  proposal to Westminster City Council to plant seventy trees on nine Marylebone Streets during 2011-2012.   The resulting tree lines will complete our work on the Central Marylebone Green Grid.   Fund raising from the local community … Continue reading

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Marylebone and Fitzrovia Tree Planting — vote for our success!

Vote for us to get a NatWest CommunityForce award of up to £6,000 to further our tree work in the Marylebone and Fitzrovia area.  Our target is to plant 500 new trees here by end 2012. Vote for us here:   http://communityforce.natwest.com/project/1351 Over … Continue reading

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Urban greening efforts focus on north Fitzrovia

There is plenty of evidence to show that people feel better in green spaces.  Trees can contribute to storm-water management, absorb traffic noise, provide shade which helps to reduce skin cancer, are the lungs of our Capital, and have calming … 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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Barbara Windsor completes the planting of new trees on Weymouth Street

Barbara Windsor, actress and Marylebone local, planted the last of 53 new pear trees to go into Weymouth Street today.  The planting took place with the enthusiastic help of school girls from Queen’s College Prep School. They were joined by … Continue reading

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Devonshire Street and New Cavendish Street Tree Phases Launched

We are delighted to announce that Devonshire Street and New Cavendish Streets will be included in the Initiative’s programme for street tree planting in Marylebone.  Fund raising for this endeavour will begin immediately with the intention that the trees for … Continue reading

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Support us to bring trees to our neighbourhood

The W1W Tree Planting Initiative’s aim is to line the main streets of Marylebone and Fitzrovia with trees.   The scheme has now added over 280 new trees to seven Marylebone streets in the last couple of years. Please give generously — every penny will … Continue reading

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Bolsover Street Tree Planting Phase Launched

We are delighted to announce that Bolsover Street and a few of its adjoining streets will now be included as Phase IV of the W1W Street Tree Initiative. The news was announced at the ‘open house’ held by the new … Continue reading

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W1W trees planted in Great Portland Street

Marylebone, 25 November 2009 The first batch of trees pledged by the local residential and business community has now been planted in Great Portland Street.  This coincided with the launch of the UK’s 35th National Tree Week and a celebratory … Continue reading

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Great Portland Street Tree Stage Launched

Monday 21 September 2009 The launch of the Great Portland Street Stage of the W1W Street Tree Initiative was a big success – with over 50 guests from all sections of the local community participating at the event. As a result … Continue reading

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