Group    From 1974 

Tree Council

Categories: Gardens / Agriculture

The Tree Council was founded in 1974 to keep up the momentum of 1973's National Tree Planting Year - "Plant a Tree in '73". They ran the first National Tree Week in 1975 and in 2004 claimed that up to a million trees are planted each year as a result of National Tree Week, run each year in November.

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Tree Council

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Charlton House mulberry tree - 1

The Tree Council in celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen El...

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Epping Forest

The photograph we have found for Sue Roe and Robert Finch just happens to be ...

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National Tree Week 1987

National Tree Week is an event which has been promoted by the Tree Council si...

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Trees for Westminster

To celebrate Westminster City Council's Quatercentenary HRH the Duke of Kent,...

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Other Subjects

Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

Came into being as a result of the Thames Conservancy Act,1857. Completed the building of Teddington Lock. Lost some of its responsibilities in 1909 to the Port of London Authority and in 1974 the ...

Group, Engineering, Gardens / Agriculture, Transport

3 memorials
Kevin Davis

Kevin Davis

Probably a gardener working for Tower Hamlets in the 1990s, who died young. Our colleague Andrew Behan had had a shot at identifying this man. While not conclusive we think this is probably correc...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial
The Crown Estate

The Crown Estate

Some of these plaques have an 'R' representing Regent Street which was (2024 defunct) a Crown Estate website promoting Regent Street as a shopping destination.  Wikipedia has a very useful map sho...

Group, Gardens / Agriculture, Property

3 memorials
Croydon Road Recreation Ground

Croydon Road Recreation Ground

The land was purchased by the Beckenham Local Board to provide a public open space which had been lacking since the loss of the Fair Field for housing in the 1870s. The site was part of open farmla...

Place, Gardens / Agriculture, Transport

1 memorial
William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire

William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire

The "Bachelor Duke" after whom the Cavendish banana was named. Born Paris, son of the 5th Duke, who died in 1811. Had a strong interest in gardening and agriculture and gave his estates a lot of a...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Politics & Administration

2 memorials