Contact the trees team

Bradford Council has two separate departments dedicated to the management of trees and woodland within the district.

Planning Service Trees section (private trees)

Enquiry topics:

  • Trees with a Tree Preservation Order (TPO)
  • Trees protected by Conservation Areas
  • Trees affected by development
  • Hedgerow regulations, high hedge legislation
  • Breaches of planning control relating to trees


For non-urgent enquiries, email: or telephone the Contact Centre on 01274 434605.

Trees and Woodland section

Enquiry topics:

  • Dead, diseased, dangerous trees on Highways, Parks, Council and private land.
  • Trees obstructing the highway, road signs, lights and sight-lines.
  • Trees that may be causing subsidence or other damage to property.


For non-urgent enquiries, email: (not to be used to report urgent issues)

  • If you have a need to report a dangerous tree or request tree and woodland inspections or services, please call 01274 431000.
  • Issues with trees on Incommunities land – email: or telephone 03301 759540.

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Contact details

Enforcement and Trees Team
4th Floor
Britannia House
Hall Ings