Tree Matters

A Root-to-Branch look at the Protection of Trees

This course is aimed at all officers involved in the protection of trees, the replacement of trees, the prosecution of those responsible for unauthorised works to protected trees, and the restraining of persons from carrying out such works.

Course Content

Protected Trees & Works – Perennial Issues

  • TPOs & Trees in CAs
  • Forestry Act 1967
  • Applications for works to protected trees
  • Validations
  • Determinations
  • Imposition of conditions
  • Monitoring 

Unauthorised Works – Root of the Problem

  • Replacement of trees
  • Criminal investigations
  • PACE
  • Prosecutions 
  • Injunctions


CCT Venue Barbican, 135-137 Aldersgate Street, Barbican, EC1A 4JA


Breakfast and refreshments are available from 08:30; course starts at 10:00; lunch is at approximately 12:45; and we will finish at 16:00.      


£255 (+ VAT) per officer, £225 (+ VAT) for a second or any subsequent officer from the same authority; includes lunch & refreshments.


Please complete the booking form and return to Tiffany Dow at, or phone on 01206 239767.