Tree Management and Advice


The importance of trees

Trees play an especially important role in enhancing our quality of life in the urban environment and this is acknowledged in the Governments Sustainable Development Strategy.

Tree works and inspections

Find out more about how we inspect, manage and maintain our trees and what to do if you have a problem.

Trees on private and council property

Further information for residents about trees council and private property, including what you can and can't do.

Protected Trees

Trees subject to Tree Preservation Orders and trees of stature within conservation areas are protected. Trafford offer a chargeable advice service to help with tree management.

High hedges

Find out more information about high hedges and making a complaint.

List of arboricultural contractors

If you are looking for someone to carry out private work, you can contact one of the contractors on the select list of Arboricultural Contractors. 

Adopt a tree

Why not adopt a tree in Trafford?

Report an issue with a tree

To report an issue with a tree that is on Council owned property or land, call Access Trafford on 0161 912 2000, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.