Lewisham Council Homepage Skip navigation


Report problems with trees, get involved in planting new trees or find out what to do if you’re doing work that might affect a tree.

How to get new trees planted

Find out how you can bring more trees to the borough by sponsoring new planting.

Trees that are unsafe or a nuisance

If you believe a tree is unsafe or is causing a nuisance then find out what to do about it.

Doing work to trees on private property

​If you plan to do work on a tree on private land, check to see if you need our permission.

Apply for permission to work on a protected tree

Find out how to apply for permission to work on a protected tree

Trees affecting your property

Find out who is responsible for trees, and what to do if you have concerns about a tree that may be affecting your property.
Can't find what you're looking for? Ask us anything