Tag Archives: Urban Forest

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trees Arrive on Hallam Street in Marylebone, London W1

Marylebone, 5 June 2009 — Phase 1 of the W1W Street Tree Initiative Completed Local residents recently celebrated the completion of the first phase of the W1W Tree Planting Initiative with the planting of forty chanticleer pear trees.  The trees now … Continue reading

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