27 October 2017: We met with Phil Hurst, the Arboriculturist for TfL, and councillors Guy Lambert and Myra Savin to walk from Boston Manor Road along the A4 to the M4 slip road, identifying locations that new trees could be planted and which trees would be suitable. 30 trees were already to be planted between Gillette Corner and Boston Manor Road, and it was agreed to plant a total of 64 new trees along the A4 through Brentford.
Here is a list of the trees being planted, the programme is in place and we should see these trees very soon:
Clay Pond Lane, Old Subway North Side: 3 x Quercus Ilex
Clay Pond Lane, Old Subway North Side: 3 x Cupressus arizonica Glauca
Ealing Road, Old Subway North Side: 1 x Quercus Ilex
Boston Park Road, Island: 3 x Quercus Ilex
Boston Park Road, Island: 3 x Pinus nigra Austriaca
Boston Park Road, North verge: 2 x Corylus Colurna
Great West Road, Middlesex Court: 3 x Tillia Cordata Greenspire
Great West Road, Outside G W 1: 1 x Corylus Colurna
Great West Road, Outside GSK: 3 x Magnolia grandiflora Gallissoniere
Great West Road, Outside GSK: 2 x Acer pseudouplatanus Spaethii
Great West Road, Wood Lane to Ridge Way Road: 5 x Tillia Cordata Greenspire
Great West Road, Wood Lane to Ridge Way Road: 5 x Tillia platyphyllos
The following trees below were already chosen to be planted.
A4, Great West Road, GSK to Syon Lane: 20 x Lime and 10 x Hazel