Trees encourage wildlife, add colour and soften the hard
landscape of concrete and tarmac - particularly important for
people walking or cycling along busy roads.
But did you know that ....
Trees increase property values
Property in tree-less streets is worth 18% less than buildings
in roads that have trees.
Trees improve air quality & reduce traffic
Asthma rates for children fall 25% for every extra 350 trees per
Tree foliage and bark collect dust and traffic emission
particles which are then washed into the ground by rain, thus
cleaning the air.
Trees combat global warming
Trees help to lock up carbon emissions that contribute to global
Water run-off is reduced by 2% for every 5% of tree cover
A tree-less street is 5.5C (10F) warmer than a tree-lined one in