The sycamore tree stood in a garden and its roots were causing a resident's retaining wall to collapse. This led to fears it could fall down one day while someone was passing.
The sycamore was previously under a tree protection order but that was removed by the Worcester City Council. A replacement oak tree will be planted in its place.
Worcester City Council tree protection officer Geoff Poole said the tree was in decline and only had a 10-year life expectancy. Poole added that it would not have been safe to leave the tree until it started "shedding limbs".
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