Trees and woodlands

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Fallen trees

To report fallen trees on the road...

contact Highways Fault Reporting online or call  Herts Direct on 0300 123 4047.

Be aware of rogue tree contractors - check if your tree surgeon is registered

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Infected ash icon What is Ash Dieback?

What is ash dieback? Information on the decline of the ash.

Moth Oak Processionary Moth

What is it and how to report it

stack of paper Tree works applications and decisions

Tree works applications and decisions from 19 June 2015 are available on the Planning Applications search facility

sponsor a tree Sponsor a tree

If you would like to sponsor a tree in memory of a loved one, in honour of an organisation or an event, you can choose a tree and a location

Hawthorn Trees in conservation areas

Trees in conservation areas are protected under The Town & Country Planning Act 1990 and permission is required for any works to such trees.

trees Tree Preservation Orders

Information about Tree Preservation Orders and links to the TPO documents

tree by fence in overgrown garden Your rights regarding your neighbour's trees

Your rights regarding your neighbour's trees

High hedge Problems with your neighbour's high hedges

Problems with your neighbour's high hedges

hedgerow Hedgerow protection

Hedgerow protection

Tree maintenance Council tree maintenance

Trees in parks and open spaces and on council housing land are maintained by St Albans City & District Council. This land occasionally includes verges and open spaces that adjoin directly onto roads.

trees on development site Care of trees within development sites

Care of trees within development sites

FAQs button Tree Management & Protection FAQs

Tree Management & Protection FAQs

trees St Albans Voluntary Tree Wardens

Over 40 volunteers have worked in the District, acting as the eyes and ears of their neighborhoods and reporting on matters such as the condition of trees, pests and diseases and safety issues.