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Highways and street trees

Street trees in the Lewes district

As the Highway Authority, East Sussex County Council are responsible for trees and shrubs located on land owned by them. This usually relates to trees within the highway boundary (inclusive of street trees) and on land adjacent to the highway, but not to trees located on private land. They can also deal with trees and shrubs that obstruct or cause a danger to the public highway.

Street trees in Eastbourne

Eastbourne Borough Council manage street trees in Eastbourne on behalf of the East Sussex Highways Authority.

If you have a query about Eastbourne's street trees, you can get in touch using our online contact form.