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Tree felling in Bedford ward – January 2021

We often get enquiries about why certain trees are removed from our streets. The council has a duty to cut down dangerous/diseased trees. A few are due to go in Bedford ward over the next few weeks:

Plot #SpeciesRoadReason for removal
7239Prunus SerrulaMantilla RoadBasal decay, fungal body, trunk decay, Ganoderma fungus
7534Prunus AviumMontana RoadCrown decay
7537Prunus PandoraMontana RoadCrown decay, trunk decay
1068.09Prunus Hillieri SpireTopsham RoadDieback, trunk decay

In terms of timescales for replacement, the council has said “We hope to re-plant in the vacant pits but this may not be in this winter period.”

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