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Tree policy and trees to be removed

Listed below are trees within the St Helens borough that are to be removed. Trees are only removed for specific reasons laid down in the council's tree policy.

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Ref: Miscellaneous

Date of Notification: 13/07/2022

Location: Fairclough Road

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Ash 11-14m

Reason for removal: Ash dieback 

Estimated removal: 112 days

 

 

Ref: 18867

Date of Notification: 23/06/2022

Location: Foxwood Estate Open Space

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sycamore

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: Approx 14 days

 

 

Ref: 616513

Date of Notification: 18/05/2022

Location: Sutton Mill Dam 

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Ash 14-17m

Reason for removal: Ash dieback

Estimated removal: 84 days

 

Ref: 616514 & 616515

Date of Notification: 18/05/2022

Location: Broadway, Eccleston 

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sorbus 8-11m and 1 x Cherry 8-11m

Reason for removal: Sorbus - dead, Cherry - structural defects

Estimated removal: both 84 days

 

Ref: 616518

Date of Notification: 18/05/2022

Location: Warwick Ave, N-Le-W

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Almond 5-8m

Reason for removal: Structural defects

Estimated removal: 84 days

 

Ref: 616508

Date of Notification: 12/05/2022

Location: Albany Avenue

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sorbus 8-11m

Reason for removal: Large cavity and extensive rot at the base (structural defects)

Estimated removal: 84 days

 

Ref: 616502

Date of Notification: 07/05/2022

Location: Kingsdale Ave, Rainhill

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x London Plane 14-17m

Reason for removal: Large cavity at approx 3m (structural defects)

Estimated removal: 84 days

 

Ref: 616193

Date of Notification: 28/01/2022

Location: Victoria Park

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sycamore 14-17m

Reason for removal: Extensive dieback

Estimated removal: 112 days

 

Ref: 616144

Date of Notification: 06/01/2022

Location: Ross Close, Billinge

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Cherry 5-8m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: 112 days

 

Ref: 616006

Date of Notification: 15/11/2021

Location: Stocks Avenue

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sorbus 5-8m

Reason for removal: Extensive rot at base and lateral cracks on trunk

Estimated removal: 84 days

 

Ref: 615983

Date of Notification: 06/11/2021

Location: Hartley Grove

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sorbus 8-11m

Reason for removal: Extensive rot and fungal bodies at base

Estimated removal: 86 days

 

Ref: 615959

Date of Notification: 01/11/2021

Location: McFarlane Ave

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Ash 11-14m

Reason for removal: Ash dieback, over 50% canopy loss and fungal bodies at base

Estimated removal: 86 days

 

Ref: 615927, 615929

Date of Notification: 08/10/2021

Location: Southey Road

Number of Trees / Type: 2 x Ash 14-17m

Reason for removal: Ash dieback 

Estimated removal: 112 days

 

Ref: 615922

Date of Notification: 06/10/2021

Location: Rainford Linear

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sycamore 14-17m

Reason for removal: Large cavity and extensive rot at base

Estimated removal: 112 days

 

Ref: 615864 & 615862

Date of Notification: 26/09/2021

Location: Dawson Ave Sutton

Number of Trees / Type: 2 x Ash 14-17m

Reason for removal: Ash dieback

Estimated removal: 84 days

 

Ref: 615860

Date of Notification: 26/09/2021

Location: Park Ave Newton-le-Willows

Number of Trees / Type: 1x Sorbus 5-8m

Reason for removal: Over 50% dead & fungal bodies at base

Estimated removal: 84 days 

 

Ref: Cemetery

Date of Notification: 04/09/2021

Location: St Helens Cemetery

Number of Trees / Type: 2 x Horse Chestnut 14-17m, 1 x Malus 5-8m, 1 x Maple 14-17m, 1 x Hawthorn 5-8m, 1 x Cherry 11-14m, 1 x Laburnum 5-8m

Reason for removal: Structural defects (extensive rot, over 50% dead, lateral cracks)

Estimated removal: March 2022

 

Ref: 615807

Date of Notification: 02/09/2021

Location: Squires Close / Gardener Ave

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Maple 8-11m

Reason for removal: To prevent from damaging property

Estimated removal: March 2022

 

Ref: 615801

Date of Notification: 02/09/2021

Location: Bishop Road

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Ash 14-17m

Reason for removal: Extensive fungal bodies (shaggy bracket - structural defects)

Estimated removal: December 2021

 

Ref: 615800

Date of Notification: 01/09/2021

Location: Columbine Way - New Bold Pond

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Willow 14-17m

Reason for removal: Extensive rot at base of poor branch union (structural defects)

Estimated removal: January 2022

 

Ref: 615797

Date of Notification: 01/09/2021

Location: Southworth Road

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Beech 17-20m

Reason for removal: Extensive fungal bodies on rooting system (structural defects)

Estimated removal: October 2021

 

Ref:  615788

Date of Notification: 19th August 2021

Location: Caraway Grove

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Poplar 17-20m

Reason for removal: Over 50% Dead

Estimated removal: December 2021

 

Ref: Car Parks

Date of Notification: 15th August 2021

Location: Birchley St Car Park

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Elm 14-17m, 2 x Poplar 17-20m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: January 2022

 

Ref:  Car Parks

Date of Notification: 15th August 2021

Location: Central St Car Park

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sorbus 8-11m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: January 2022

 

Ref:  615726

Date of Notification: 3rd August 2021

Location: Boscow Crescent

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Ash 14-17m

Reason for removal: Ash dieback

Estimated removal: October 2021

 

Ref: 615722

Date of Notification: 30th July 2021

Location: KGV Sutton

Number of Trees / Type:  1 x Sorbus 8-11m

Reason for removal: Structural defects (extensive rot at base)

Estimated removal: October 2021

 

Ref:  615636

Date of Notification: 29th June 2021

Location: Queensway

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sorbus 5-8m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: December 2021

 

Ref: 615618

Date of Notification: 28th June 2021

Location: Sutton Park

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Elm 11-14m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: October 2021

 

Ref:  615613

Date of Notification: 26th June 2021

Location: Swinburne Road

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Cherry 8-11m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: November 2021

 

Ref:  615611

Date of Notification: 26th June 2021

Location: Bishop Road

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Ash 14-17m

Reason for removal: Structural defects - extensive rot, lateral cracks

Estimated removal: November 2021

 

Ref:  615607

Date of Notification: 22nd June 2021

Location: Gaskell Park

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Ash 11-14m

Reason for removal: Structural defects - extensive rot on trunk

Estimated removal: November 2021

 

Ref:  615668

Date of Notification: 8th July 2021

Location: Emmanuel Church

Number of Trees / Type & Reason for removal: Remove 2 x 24m Ash with 80% canopy loss due to ash dieback. Also remove several self sown Ash also with 80% to 100% canopy loss due to ash dieback. Remove deadwood in crowns of Sycamores to the rear of Raleigh Close.

Estimated removal: December 2021

 

Ref: Sherdley Park

Date of Notification: 9th June 2021

Location: Sherdley Park

Number of Trees / Type and Reason for removal:

Acer pseudoplatanus (sycamore) - Remove tree due to extensive rot all over structure, from base to tips, some open cavities 90% canopy loss, bark stripping.

Fagus sylvatica (beech) - Remove canopy of tree, but leave trunk standing for nesting. This is due to 95% canopy loss, fungal bodies, large open cavities, and closed cavities.

Acer pseudoplatanus (sycamore) - Remove canopy of tree, but leave trunk standing for nesting. This is due to extensive rot, and large open cavity at the bowl of the tree.

Fagus sylvatica (beech) - Remove tree due to 60% canopy loss, fungal bodies, and disease.

Fagus sylvatica (beech) - Remove tree due to 60% canopy loss, fungal bodies, and disease, tree is over a bus stop.

Acer pseudoplatanus (sycamore) - Remove canopy of tree, but leave trunk standing for nesting. This is due to 60% canopy loss.

Acer pseudoplatanus (sycamore) - Remove tree due to 60% canopy loss.

Acer pseudoplatanus (sycamore) - Remove tree due to 60% canopy loss.

Fagus sylvatica (beech) - Remove tree due to 80% canopy loss, fungal bodies, and disease.

Fagus sylvatica (beech) - Remove tree due to 40% canopy loss, 60% large open cavity at base, plus various other areas of rot and open and closed cavities.

Fagus sylvatica (beech) - Remove tree due to 80% canopy loss, fungal bodies, and disease.

Fagus sylvatica (beech) - Remove tree due to 30% canopy loss, helical cracks evident, over main road.

Fagus sylvatica (beech) - Remove tree due to 80% canopy loss, extensive rot on trunk.

Fagus sylvatica (beech) - Remove tree due to twisted stems rotted at main branch union of tree, and over main road.

Fagus sylvatica (beech) - Remove tree due to 80% canopy loss, fungal bodies, and disease.

Acer pseudoplatanus (sycamore) - Remove tree due to being heavily rotted throughout, large open cavities in base and roots.

Estimated removal: July 2021

 

 

Ref: 615581

Date of Notification: 16th June 2021

Location: Alder Hey Road

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Ash 11-14m & 1 x Ash 14-17m

Reason for removal: Structural defects and over 50% dead

Estimated removal: October 2021

 

Ref: Wayfarers Drive Open Space

Date of Notification: 7th June 2021

Location: Wayfarers Drive Open Space

Number of Trees / Type: 5 x Willows

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: September 2021

 

Ref: Newton Brook Greenway

Date of Notification: 7th June 2021

Location: Newton Brook Greenway

Number of Trees / Type: 2 x Sycamores

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: September 2021

 

Ref: Newton Cemetery

Date of Notification: 7th June 2021

Location: Newton Cemetery

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Large Elm, 1 x Horse Chestnut

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: September 2021

 

Ref: 615516

Date of Notification: 29th May 2021

Location: Martindale Road

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sorbus 8-11m 

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: August 2021

 

Ref: 615504

Date of Notification: 20th May 2021

Location: Willow Ave, Newton-le-Willows

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Silver Birch 11-14m 

Reason for removal: Diseased

Estimated removal: August 2021

 

Ref: 615511

Date of Notification: 24th May 2021

Location: Carr Mill Road Open Space

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sorbus Area & 1 x Fraxinus Excelsior

Reason for removal: Disease / Ash Dieback

Estimated removal: August 2021

 

Ref: GSI KGV Grange Park 10/05/2021

Date of Notification: 14th May 2021

Location: KGV Grange Park

Number of Trees / Type: 1x Sorbus 8-11m 

Reason for removal: Structural defect, 50% dead

Estimated removal: August 2021

 

Ref: Gaskell Park

Date of Notification: 26th April 2021

Location: Gaskell Park - Entrance Fry Street

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Popular

Reason for removal: Structural defects

Estimated removal: October 2021

 

Ref: Rear of 60 and 58 Clifton Road, Billinge

Date of Notification: 26th April 2021

Location: Rear of 60 and 58 Clifton Road, Billinge

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Elderberry (covered in ivy)

Reason for removal: Structural defects

Estimated removal: March 2022

 

Ref: Perimeter of 70 Mossbank Road

Date of Notification: 26th April 2021

Location: Perimeter of 70 Mossbank Road

Number of Trees / Type: 3 x Sycamores (Acer pseudoplatanus)

Reason for removal: Structural defects

Estimated removal: March 2022

 

Ref: 615325

Date of Notification: 22nd April 2021

Location: Central Avenue, Eccleston Park

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sycamore 11-14m

Reason for removal: Structural defects

Estimated removal: July 2021

  

Ref: 614999

Date of Notification: 21st January 2021

Location: Pine Avenue, Newton-le-Willows

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Hawthorn 5-8m

Reason for removal: Structural defects

Estimated removal: July 2021

 

Ref: 614164

Date of Notification: 15th May 2020

Location: Haresfinch Park

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Sycamore 11-14m

Reason for removal: Growing in the wrong location

Estimated removal: October 2020

  

Ref: Highways

Date of Notification: 28th November 2019

Location: 41 Leslie Road

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x London Plain 12-14m

Reason for removal: Damage to highway

Estimated removal: March 2020

 

Ref: Highways

Date of Notification: 28th November 2019

Location: 10 Bishop Road

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x London Plain 12-14m

Reason for removal: Damage to highway

Estimated removal: March 2020

 

Ref: Highways

Date of Notification: 28th November 2019

Location: O/S 5, 15, 17 Canterbury Street 

Number of Trees / Type: 3 x London Plain 12-14m

Reason for removal: Damage to highway

Estimated removal: March 2020

  

Ref: 613636

Date of Notification: 4th November 2019

Location: Leslie Road

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Lime 14-17m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: February 2020

  

Ref: Work Sheet

Date of Notification: 25th October 2019

Location: St Helens Cemetery

Number of Trees / Type and Reason for removal:

1 x Sorbus 11-14m - Dead
1 x Horse Chestnut 17-20m - Structural defects
1 x Sorbus 11-14m - Dead
1 x Sycamore 20-23m - Dead
1 x Sorbus 8-11m - 75% Dead
1 x Sycamore - 80% Dead
2 x Sycamore - Dead
1 x Poplar 17-20m - Structural defects
1 x Cherry 5-8m - Dead

Estimated removal: April 2020

 

Ref: Misc

Date of Notification: 16th August 2019

Location: St Helens Linkway

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Silver Birch 11-14m & 3 x Willow 11-14m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: January 2020

 

Ref: Misc

Date of Notification: 16th August 2019

Location: Rainford Bypass

Number of Trees / Type: 1 x Cherry 8-11m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: January 2020

 

Ref: Misc

Date of Notification: 16th August 2019

Location: East Lancs Road A580

Number of Trees / Type: 5 x Elm 11-14m, 3 x 14-17m, 1 x Silver Birch 14-17m & 1 x Elderberry 5-8m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: January 2020

 

Date of Notification: 4th July 2019

Location: Eccleston Branchline

Number of Trees / Type: 8 x Lombardy Poplar 26-29m

Reason for removal: Poor branch unions and dead wood in the crown (this will also benefit the surrounding woodland)

Estimated removal: July 2020

 

Ref: Oban / Thornhill O/S

Date of Notification: 24th April 2019

Location: Oban / Thornhill Open Space

Number of Trees/Type: 1 x Cherry 11-14m & 1 x Rowan 5-8m

Reason for removal: Structural defects

Estimated removal: April 2020

 

Ref: Warrington Road

Date of Notification: 11th April 2019

Location: Warrington Road

Number of Trees/Type: 1 x Cherry 8-11m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: April 2020

     

Ref: Scholes Lane PF

Date of Notification: 20th March 2019

Location: Scholes Lane Playing Fields

Number of Trees/Type: 3 x Multi stem willow, 2 x 11-14m and 1 x 8-11m

Reason for removal: Structural defects

Estimated removal: April 2020

     

Ref: Eccleston Mere 

Date of Notification: 28th February 2019

Location: Eccleston Mere Open Space

Number of Trees/Type: 1 x Sycamore 11-14m

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: April 2020

     

Ref: East Lancs Road

Date of Notification: 7th September 2018

Location: East Lancs Road

Number of Trees/Type: 6 x Elm (1 x 5-8m, 2 x 8-11m,  2 x 14-17m, 1 x 17-20m) 

Reason for removal: Dead

Estimated removal: March 2020