Consultation About Structurally Compromised Tree on Rochester Road outside 42 (our reference 12044943)

Closed 7 Sep 2022

Opened 17 Aug 2022

Feedback expected 9 Sep 2022

Results updated 14 Sep 2022

There were 2 responses to this consultation

100% agreement with fell
100% agreement with replant location
100% “don’t know” on replant species

Discussed with Street Tree Partnership

As the replacement tree species meets the strategic objectives of the Street Tree Partnership Strategy and is appropriate to the location, works will proceed as planned


A Malus sp (Crab Apple Tree) has been identified on Rochester Road outside 42 as being structurally unstable. 

An assessment carried out by our tree experts identified that the base of the tree was decayed, the stem is leaning, approximatley 50% of the stem bark is necrotic and the tree has also been previously topped meaning it is a very poor specimen.

Once removed, we propose to replace the tree with a Syringa reticulata (Japanese Tree Lilac) in the same location as the original tree.

Why your views matter

The Sheffield Tree Partnership have developed the Sheffield Street Tree Partnership Working Strategy.  This sets out our commitment to explain to local residents the reasons behind decisions to remove trees, and provide the opportunity to challenge these decisions through an open and transparent process.

A copy of the strategy is available at:

What happens next

This consultation has now closed.

We will provide a summary of the results of the consultation on this page, and so watch this space.


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