Archive for May 2020

Climate Change in Enfield Borough? Council fells 133 trees ahead of development

Following Enfield Borough Council securing planning permission to develop the former Bury Lodge Depot, the Council cleared a total of 133 mature trees from the site.

The view of the depot now is deeply contrasted with how it once looked – with a significant number trees around the perimeter of the site being removed as part of the clearance.

With the Council having declared a ‘Climate Change Emergency’, adding to the level in trees across the Borough is an absolute priority alongside a range of other measures. Protecting and preserving trees, especially mature trees is imperative in the current times.

It is concerning and saddening to know, that the replanting of the trees wont commence for at least 18 months…….