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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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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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Work for trees begin at the north end of Cleveland Street

Cleveland Street is an historic Fitzrovian road which lies at the edge of London’s bustling West End.  It is a high density residential, mixed usage street sitting astride the borough borders of Westminster and Camden.   Local environmental pollution is a … 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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Local panda and friends plant trees on Great Portland Street

We are so pleased that Portly Panda of the Portland Hospital helped us plant our trees on Great Portland Street.   Together with children from All Souls School the final trees were added to the north end of this historic street … 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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Clarification re: Sarawak Report Blog Comment

We wish to clarify that the W1W Tree Planting Initiative had no conscious part in and does not support deforestation taking place in Sarawak as could be inferred from a recent blog comment.  The Initiative thanked Ridgeford Properties (RP), amongst … Continue reading

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Westminster Way Public Realm Update – March 2011

  Westminster City Council has now closed its consultation process for street design practice and principles and also regarding the role of trees in the Borough.  The process ran from 17th January until the 28th of February 2011. The draft Trees and … Continue reading

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Great Portland Street phase progresses further

There has been further progress on Great Portland Street in the last few months with the planting of an additional 17 trees along its length.  Furthermore, a further section of the street was also repaved at the north end of … 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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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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