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The Platinum Copse

Due to the popularity and high demand for The Queen's Copse tree planting scheme, we are delighted to announce that a second area has been identified to provide even more residents, community groups, organisations, clubs and businesses with the opportunity to sponsor a commemorative tree.

A further 80 trees were made available in 'The Platinum Copse' which will be situated in the south of the Abbey Meadows site. This site will provide a second area of protected wildlife habitat to encourage biodiversity.  

Applications for The Platinum Copse have now closed.

What happens next if I have sponsored a tree?

If you have sponsored a tree, you should have now received an email from us outlining the next steps.

Tree planting will commence at both sites from the start of the planting season in November 2022 and is expected to take a couple of months to complete, depending on the weather and ground conditions.

Those who have sponsored a tree will receive a certificate in the post shortly. Your name, or a name of your choice, will also be added to a role of honour displayed on the Council's website. 

You will receive an invitation to an official unveiling event which is expected to take place in Spring 2023. Once a date has been set we will let you know.

Whilst the copse will be closed to the public to ensure its protection, those who sponsor a tree will also be able to visit the site at an annual open day event.

You can find a number of frequently asked questions here.

For more information, please contact the Leisure and Community Team on 01329 236100 or email

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