Join us in the creation of our new Memorial Woodland: Plant trees and help heal our community


memorial woodland

memorial woodland

We are pleased to announce the creation of a new woodland which will offer a space of reflection and healing to all residents. The woodland will include new walkways and a seating area and will be open freely to everyone, all-year round. Many lives were lost since the start of the pandemic and we wish for our new woodland to help bring our community together as well as inspire hope and possibility for the future.

Located centrally, Mill Hill Park (Flower Lane extension) was identified based on its accessibility for all residents and to support a range of environmental benefits. The woodland has been designed to fit in with the existing landscape and complement the existing park. A 5-year after-care plan will ensure the site remains a clean, safe space to visit.

The preparation of the woodland provides a powerful opportunity for community engagement and cohesion, as schools, local community groups and Council staff are being invited to volunteer their time to plant 500 native trees. Tree-planting will take place between Friday 26 – Sunday 28 November. If your school or community group has been chosen to take part, you will be contacted by our Community Engagement team in the coming days.

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memorial woodland