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Trees and hedges

  • The maintenance of Council owned hedges takes place between July and August each year.

  • Make a complaint to the council If the height of a high hedge adversely affects the enjoyment of a residential property

  • The Council has the power to protect trees with amenity value by granting a Tree Preservation Order.

  • Excluding Thorndon and Weald country parks, Brentwood Borough Council is responsible for trees in our parks and open spaces.

  • Essex County Council is responsible for the maintenance of trees on road verges in Brentwood.