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Save Springfield Road, Brighton trees!

Funded on Spacehive 14 November 2017

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Save Springfield Road, Brighton trees!

Save Springfield Road, Brighton trees!

Southdown Rise Residents Association By Southdown Rise Residents Association

Can you help save the trees in Springfield road? We are raising donations to replace the lost trees, working with the Council and Residents to make sure this precious asset is not lost forever.

Brighton Delivery stage

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This project was funded on 14 Nov 2017!

Last year the Council arboriculturalist confirmed that several of the trees in Springfield Road would have to be felled due to infection and damage, and that there were no funds to replace them. That work has begun, for all to see. However if residents can fund the cost of replacements the Council can commit to preserving the lost spaces for replanting, after works to remove old roots. The new trees would be a disease resistant variety, Aesculus Indica, an example can be seen in the photograph, above. Can you help? You can pledge a donation here, our target fund is £1950. Also volunteers will be leafleting all the households in the road, and calling to ask if people are prepared to offer something toward the project. To make a comment or contact the Residents Association email The Residents Association web page is, the Facebook page is and our Twitter account is @southdownrise. See you soon !

What we'll deliver:

  • Plant six trees to replace those lost or endangered.

Why it's a great idea:

The only way to preserve the tree-lined character of our neighbourhood is by community action.

Steps to get it done:

  • Council removes roots and stumps of felled trees.
  • Identify and preserve planting sites until ready for planting.
  • Plant saplings to replace the lost trees.

Location Brighton

About the space

Springfield Road, Brighton


Brighton and Hove City Council

How will the money be spent?Total £2,111

Six trees at £325 each - £1,950 (92%)
Other - £161 (8%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

Six trees at £325 each
Other Read More
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT

Total £2,111

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