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2019 Marylebone & Fitzrovia Tree Planting Update

Over 800 trees have now been planted across the two neighbourhoods over the last decade. Continue reading

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2018 Marylebone & Fitzrovia Tree Planting Update

The W1W Tree Planting Initiative continues to work in support the Marylebone Low Emission Neighbourhood (LEN), Fitzrovia Forest , and Oxford Street District street tree projects. The project has seen 700 trees planted since early 2009 working with Westminster City Council, Westminster Tree Trust, local … Continue reading

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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 – 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 were lost in the 1970s to Dutch Elm Disease.  The Ulmus Londonium Project has sought … 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 Overview (2013)

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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Tree Planting Celebration on Marylebone’s New Cavendish Street

On Friday 21st October, Ambassador Nicola Clase took part in a tree planting ceremony outside the Swedish Residence to mark the Embassy’s sponsorship of a tree through the Westminster Tree Trust, a charity dedicated to improving the environment in Westminster … 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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Ideas and details for Fitzrovia Forest South sprout

The southern side of Fitzrovia has had very little street improvement for many years. While the ORB project (Oxford Street, Regents Street and Bond Street) is improving almost all the other areas off Oxford Street, there are no public improvement … 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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The Greening of West Marylebone

In June 2011, inspired by the forest of trees being planted on the eastern side of Marylebone High Street, a group of us decided to form the West Marylebone Tree Initiative.  Our aim is to encourage tree planting to the … Continue reading

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Trees Planting on Marylebone Streets – Before & After

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Here are a few examples of the streets greened so far in Marylebone.   These before and after photographs show how the new trees are bringing with them the first signs of change on our roads.   Two hundred and eighty trees … 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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Marylebone schools help bring trees in the neighbourhood

We have been delighted that numerous local schools have participated in our project by helping spread the word and raising contributions from the community.   The school children have also helped us plant our ceremonial trees and a number of … 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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Where is Marylebone?

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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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Westminster Street Tree Policy Consultation – Marylebone – your chance to be heard

This update is on behalf of the W1W Tree Planting Initiative whose goal has been to plant street trees along the streets of North East Marylebone. Many living and working in this area have wondered why so few trees line … 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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W1W Tree Planting in Marylebone — Media Files

The Initiative and its supporters has been delighted to receive favourable press coverage regarding our urban tree planting campaign. A selection of articles about our work follows below: A selection of video shorts on our activities is shown below:

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