Tree management strategy - Policy framework for the management of trees

There are national, regional, and local policies which are relevant to the management of trees in the borough. A non-exhaustive list of these policies is set out below; these policies have guided the aims, objectives and policies set out in this strategy.


National planning policy framework

Common sense risk management of trees – Guidance on trees and public safety in the UK for owners, managers and advisors (National tree safety group)

Natural environment white paper

The England trees action plan 2021 to 2024


London plan

Green infrastructure and open environments: Preparing borough tree and woodland Strategies – supplementary planning guidance

Mayor’s biodiversity strategy – Connecting with London’s nature

Mayor’s London environment strategy 2018

London biodiversity action plan


Bromley local plan

Bromley biodiversity plan