The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

January 2019

Publication type:

Practical guidance



Residential developments and trees report, January 2019

This guide for planners and developers explores the importance of trees and green spaces in housing developments.

It explains how these natural features add significant value to developments through the social, economic and environmental benefits they bring.

It shows, too, how integrating trees and green spaces early on in the design and planning process minimises costs and maximises the benefits they provide.

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