Trees damaged or cut down | Oxfordshire County Council

Trees damaged or cut down

Who to contact if you are concerned about trees being damaged or cut down

A damaged tree

There are a number of different organisations who deal with tree issues.

See the table below to help point you to the appropriate organisation for a range of circumstances and you can then use our list of tree contacts (pdf format, 15 KB) to get in touch.

Tree felling, pruning in questionable circumstances

Location of tree Contact
Trees in towns, villages or private gardens Contact your district council's Tree Officer.
Trees in woodlands Contact the Forestry Commision.
Hedges in open countryside. Contact your district council's Tree Officer.

Trees being damaged by construction work, etc

Issue Contact
General Contact your district council's Tree Officer.
Trees on construction sites Contact your district council's Tree Officer.
Trees on county council construction sites Contact Principal Planning & Development Officer and Arboricultural Manager
If trees are rendered dangerous by works Contact the appropriate person (above) and the Health and Safety Executive

There are a number of different organisations who deal with tree issues, and unfortunately no central point of contact. These lists of common tree issues and frequently asked questions point you to the appropriate organisation for a range of circumstances and you can then use our list of tree contacts (pdf format, 15 KB) to get in touch with them.

Last reviewed
15 February 2015
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