The Tree Section is responsible for:

  • Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs)
  • Conservation Area Notifications - notifications to carry out works to trees located in Conservation Areas
  • Tree related planning issues
  • Implementation of High Hedge Legislation
  • Routine monitoring and inspection of thousands of trees
  • Arrangement of pruning works and management of external arboricultural contactors undertaking such work
  • Organisation of tree felling and tree planting
  • Undertaking site visits to answer queries and problems from general public
  • Providing tree-related information and advice
  • Co-ordinating emergency response during storms or bad weather and following damage to trees on council owned land.
  • Tree promotion, for example, through tree related community projects, such as tree carving, tree planting in schools, guided tree walks and activities during National Tree Week

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Contact the trees team

For queries regarding trees in our parks, gardens or open spaces, or for Cheltenham Borough Homes tree enquiries, please email [email protected] or call Chris Chavasse on 07769 877059 (Monday to Friday).

For queries about trees and planning, including tree preservation orders and trees in conservation areas, please email [email protected] or call Sam Reader on 07385 469279 (Tuesday to Friday).

Street trees are managed by Gloucestershire County Council. You can report a problem to them on their website, or call 08000 514514.