Coventry Tree Warden Network (CTWN)

The aim of the group this year is to protect and plant more trees and keep spreading
the word about their huge importance to our health and well-being,
especially in relation to all the planned building development.

Coventry City Council have an updated DRAFT Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) which will be subject to a period of public consultation for 6 weeks between Monday 6th January 2020 and Monday 17th November 2020.

Click here to download the Trees and Development Guidelines for Coventry SPD along with its supporting documents.

The group has the following objectives to raise the profile of
trees and hedgerows around Coventry and its environs:

• To provide a forum for tree and hedgerow related issues.
• To gather and disseminate information about trees and hedgerows to aid proper management and maintenance.
• To promote the benefits of trees and hedgerows by raising awareness and through education.
• To liaise with statutory bodies and other organisations to influence policy and decision making.
• To encourage, promote and support practical projects associated with trees, woods and hedgerows.
• To raise public awareness of the CTWN, its objectives and activities.

  • Save London Rd / Allard Way Green Space
    The Tree Wardens have launched this petition to challenge the Council’s plans to allow building on really important green land between London Road and Allard Way. The wildlife, plants and trees there are fantastic, photos attached. Not just veteran Oak trees, but wonderful wildflowers and a woodland actually planted by ….  Read More
  • Tree Story #4 – The Cannon Hill Oak
    This month our tree memory comes from Pip Pountney. As you may know Pip is currently Co -Chair of the Coventry Tree Warden’s Network committee. She has been actively involved in promoting and supporting the preservation of our City’s trees for many years. Pip’s tree memory highlights how local people ….  Read More
  • Tree Story #3 – Corrine’s Horse Chestnut
    This month’s tree memory has been kindly shared by Corrine Spencer. Corrine lives in Stoke and is currently the Chair of the Gosford Park Residents Group. Her work with the residents group has brought about many positive initiatives for the local area and the environment. My husband proposed to me ….  Read More
  • Your Tree Stories
    Coventry Tree Warden’s have been collating people’s memories of trees that are or have in the past been special to them. The original idea was to put the memories together in a booklet that could be used to sell as a small fundraising project for the CTWN. Due to the ….  Read More
  • Sign the petition to help save Piles Coppice Wood.
    Click here to sign and share the petition. We are trying to save Piles Coppice, an incredibly special woodland on the outskirts of Coventry, a tiny remnant of the ancient forest of Arden. Mentioned in the Doomsday book and unchanged for hundreds of years, it is recognised as possibly the ….  Read More