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Trees and Development: Guide to Best Practice

Issued by: The Forest of Belfast, The Planning Service & Landscape Architects Branch (DOE) & CEF
Date: May 2003
Trees and development: Guide to best practice
This document highlights the importance of trees and their value before taking the user through the design considerations, caring for trees during construction and the opportunities for new planting and future care.
The document also provides recommendations and guidance on the principles to be applied to achieve a satisfactory combination of trees; including shrubs, hedges and hedgerows with structures.

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