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Thousands of new trees and shrubs being planted across Southend

March 11, 2021 2:01 PM

Newly-planted trees 2021 ()

Thousands of new trees and shrubs being planted across the Borough

Work is well underway to plant more trees and shrubs across the Borough.

The Council is planting an additional 1,000 trees over a three-year period and we are in the second year of this programme.

So far this year, across the Borough in streets, parks, and other green spaces, we have planted:

  • 641 trees of varying sizes which is a doubling of planting in recent years. Species include varieties of Acer, Sorbus and Prunus trees.
  • 7,000 shrubs planted CLICK HERE TO READ MORE