New Tree Service for New Forest

Published Tuesday 16 October 2012

All tree-related matters in the New Forest will now be handled by the New Forest National Park Authority.

New Forest District Council logoThe tree team will handle Tree Preservation Orders, tree works applications and other relevant tree related issues throughout the National Park and will now also serve the New Forest district area, on behalf of New Forest District Council.

Steve Avery, Director of Park Services at the New Forest National Park Authority said: ‘As well as achieving savings for both organisations, the new arrangement will provide an integrated service across the whole of the New Forest district including the National Park.’

Councillor Paul Vickers, New Forest District Council’s planning and transportation portfolio holder, added: ‘The new arrangement is very similar to that operating today and ensures the continuing provision of a high quality service within the New Forest District Council area.’

From 5 November 2012, the new tree team can be contacted at:

New Forest National Park Authority

Lymington Town Hall
Avenue Road
Lymington
SO41 9ZG
Tel: 01590 646620

Email: trees@newforestnpa.gov.uk

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About the New Forest National Park Authority

Protect - Enjoy - Prosper

The New Forest National Park Authority’s statutory purposes are to:

  • Conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Park - Protect
  • Promote opportunities for understanding and enjoyment of its special qualities – Enjoy.

We also have a duty to:

  • Seek to foster the social and economic well-being of local communities within the Park – Prosper.

The New Forest National Park was designated in March 2005. Its unique landscape has been shaped over the centuries by grazing ponies, cattle and pigs which roam free. Majestic woodlands, rare heathland and a spectacular coastline provide fabulous opportunities for quiet recreation, enjoyment and discovery.

Media Contacts:
Karen Evans-McDaid, Communications Officer, New Forest National Park Authority
Tel: 01590 646650
Email: karen.evans-mcdaid@newforestnpa.gov.uk

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