Category: Trees

  • DWH CHURCH LANE/OTLEY ROAD SITE – UNATHORISED TREE REMOVAL

    I have received the response below from Planning in respect of the complaint I have made about the tree removal on the above site. A number of residents have been in touch and I wanted you to see the response I received: “Good afternoon, the Chief Planning Officer has asked me to investigate and respond…

  • TREE PLANTING SCHEMES IN THE AREA

    This morning Cllr. Caroline Anderson and I had a Zoom virtual briefing from one of the Parks & Countryside officers in respect of the current tree planting schemes that are being designed for the area. There will be 2 locally that will be implemented this winter. One at Holt Park on the parkland in front…

  • SUMMARY OF TREE WORKS TAKING PLACE IN THE HOLTDALES OVER THE NEXT 14 DAYS

    Please find below details of planned tree works to take place in the Holtdales over the next 14 days. Below are the proposed routine and non-emergency works for your ward, delivery of works is planned over the next 14 days.   D No./ Confirm number Street Summary of work required  Ward       Pick…

  • Notification of Proposed Tree Works over next 14 days – Adel & Wharfedale

    I have been sent this today from the Council’s Forestry Team: “We at the Forestry Section of Parks and Countryside understand that  necessary works undertaken by the council to our trees can be an emotive subject and at times may cause some distress to members of public. We appreciate that this may place an unnecessary…

  • LEEDS TREE PRESERVATION ORDERS – INTERACTIVE MAP

    I have been sent the information below from Planning Services. It does take a few minutes to load up. “We have recently developed an online map showing all of the Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) across the Leeds district, hosted on the Leeds City Council website.  The map provides  information about the protected trees and copies of the…

  • EPICORMIC GROWTH AROUND THE BASES OF TREES

    I have received the information below from Forestry. Mainly this affects lime trees in the Adel area, particularly on The Drive but there will be other areas. “The Forestry department is experiencing more and more calls regarding the excessive growth (epicormic) around the bases of trees, especially lime trees. Our direct operations staff are covering…

  • DAMAGE TO TREE ON RING ROAD AT LAWNSWOOD

    A number of residents have contacted me with concerns over a tree that has been removed around the Lawnswood Roundabout, bearing in mind the assurance given that no trees were to be removed at present, until the Council had reappraised the options available. I took this up with Forestry. Set out below is the response received.…

  • TREES

    One of the questions I put forward at the last Full Council meeting on 13th September was in respect of trees, as set out below: Q         Will the Executive member with responsibility for the Environment please consider instructing our Tree Officers to have some leeway in allowing our constituents lives to be made brighter…

  • TREES – CORNER OF ST. HELENS LANE/ADEL LANE JUNCTION

    I met recently with a local resident to look at the problems being caused by the basal growth and some of the low branches on sight lines at the above junction. I took this up with the Arboricultural Officer who has advised as follows: “The trees identified on the junction of St Helen Lane and…

  • TREES

    One of the top topics we get in our correspondence regularly are complaints about overgrown and potentially dangerous trees. There is a huge backlog of work waiting to be carried out on trees in north Leeds. At the last Full Council meeting I raised a question about it and was told that there are 114…