Where would you plant new trees?
Archived press release
Date Published: 19/08/08
AVDC is proposing to plant around 50 large trees in Aylesbury and Buckingham
An annual tree planting programme will help bring autumn colour to Aylesbury and Buckingham.
Aylesbury Vale District Council is proposing to plant around 50 large trees in various locations in the towns. The trees have been chosen for their autumn colours with alder, birch and oak species favoured.
Residents living in the vicinities of the suggested planting areas are being invited to comment on the proposals.
The proposed sites are:
• Badgers Way, Dove Close and Hare Close – Buckingham
• Welbeck Avenue, Dorset Place – Aylesbury
• Tring Road roundabout – Aylesbury
• Edinburgh Playing Fields, Nursery Close, Churchill Avenue, Grenville Road – Aylesbury
Over the past 10 years the council has planted thousands of trees on the district’s streets and parks. Improved air quality, better wildlife habitats, masking of noise and enhanced views are just some of the benefits that trees bring to local communities.
Councillor David Thompson, Cabinet Member for Leisure, said: “I am delighted that new trees will soon be planted. I am certain they will enhance the local environment and bring pleasure to local people for many years to come.”
The tree planting consultation and maps of the proposed planting areas are available on the council’s website or you can request paper copies by calling 01296 585368. The consultation period will run until 31 August.