Solutions to the Sidewalk and Tree Roots Conflict

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Street Tree in Meersbrook Rd, Sheffield. This one appears to have been retained when other trees in the area were felled.

Here’s a really useful article from an organisation offering professional development to Landscape Architects and others.

Solutions to the Sidewalk and Tree Roots Conflict

It sets out a procedure and a wide range of technical solutions for dealing with problems caused by trees and tree roots on the footway (what we usually call the ‘pavement’ and Americans, more accurately, call the ‘Sidewalk’)

It provides an extremely thorough guide and should be an ideal aid for any campaigner who wishes to question the rationale forĀ street tree fellings.