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Tell us about a troublesome tree

A creaking monster in your back yard? The ‘Tree Amnesty’ cuts it down to size!

With help from residents, Paragon are on the look out for suspect trees in danger of becoming overgrown, falling or leaning precariously or creating a hazard for members of the public. Let your tenancy services officer know if you are aware of any trees like this so that we can come and carry out an inspection.

Due to year round bad weather and in particular the storms in early 2014, many of the trees in rear gardens become unstable. We dealt with a vast number of calls last year from concerned residents. Now the storms are well behind us, we want to continue this work, and hope to hear from you if you're concerned about any of your trees in your gardens, so that we can come and assess the situation.

We are calling this, our Tree Amnesty!

Under the current terms of our tenancy agreements, residents would have responsibility for those areas associated with tree works and inspections. However, we have many residents who may not have planted these trees and also may not have the money to deal with what's there.

During this amnesty, we will come and inspect any trees which residents make us aware of, and also pay for the removal cost if needed. Just contact you tenancy services officer.

Here are some comments from residents we've helped: 

"Very organised, pleasant and did a really great job. Thank you! It is wonderful to get more light in the kitchen and see the tree looking so 'contained.'"

"I am very pleased and also people nearby are also happy as there is now more light. I have had many comments, thank you."

"Nice people, and we are very pleased with the finished results as we don't have to worry about the trees falling down, and the damage that would have caused."

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Tree amnesty

90%

satisfaction with our Tree Amnesty service in 2014/15

In the last year

4,553

trees checked on 1,200 visits in 2014/15

Very organised, pleasant and did a really great job. Thank you! It is wonderful to get more light in the kitchen and see the tree looking so 'contained.'

Resident response to our Tree Amnesty Survey