London borough applies science to siting of 5,000 new street trees

A north London borough is set to plant 5,000 new street trees in under three years, increasing its canopy cover by 50% and providing a range of public benefits.

by Gavin McEwan
Cllr Jon Burke and Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville launch the programme by planting a giant redwood - image: Hackney Council
Cllr Jon Burke and Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville launch the programme by planting a giant redwood - image: Hackney Council

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