Trees in London

London Tree and Woodland Awards

Celebrating London’s trees and woodlands.

London Tree and Woodland Awards 2018

The annual London Tree and Woodland Awards recognise committed individuals, groups and organisations, and excellent projects that have promoted and enhanced the planting, conservation and management of trees and woodlands in London.

The 2018 Awards were held at City Hall on 10 July and presented by Shirley Rodrigues, Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy.  

2018 Award winners

The Tree Council Trees and Learning Award Winner: Crampton Primary & Normand Croft Community Schools, and The Orchard Project

The Borough Tree Award Winner: Lesnes Abbey Woods, LB Bexley 

Highly Commended: Ealing i-Tree Project, LB Ealing and Trees for Cities 

Trees & Business Award Winner: London Fire Brigade, Braidwood Forest 

The London Tree Officers Association Individual Commitment Award Winner: Jerry Birtles 

The Trees and Development Award Winner: Trafalgar Place, Elephant & Castle Lendlease, Southwark Council & Treework Environmental Practice
 
The Acorn Award Winner: Shaun Barrett 

Highly Commended: Roz Jones, Xanthe Mosley & Paul Wood

The Community Tree Award Winner: Friends of Meath Gardens 

Highly Commended: Evelyn 200, Deptford Folk

The Community Woodland Award Winner: WoodChips Conservation Volunteers

Highly Commended: Whittlers Wood, LB Ealing & Trees for Cities

London Wood Enterprise Award Winner: Goldfinch Furniture
 
A Special Award for Outstanding Commitment to London’s Urban Forest was given to Peter Wilkinson, who sadly passed away shortly after the Awards Panel agreed he richly deserved special recognition. His family received the award on Peter’s behalf.

For more information about the awards, winners from previous years and case studies please see the Forestry Commission London website.

View the photos from the event:

London Tree and Woodland Awards 2018

 

London Tree Week

London Tree Week took place from 2013 - 2017. In 2018 we celebrated London's trees and woodlands as part of the first London National Park City Week

London Tree Week 2017 took place between Saturday 27 May and Sunday 4 June 2017, with over 70 events across the capital, including talks, walks, mindfulness, poetry and exhibitions.

London Tree Week was hosted by the London Tree Partnership as part of its work to protect and increase the number of trees in London.