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Trees brought down in Sunday’s gale

By Bridget Osborne

Trees brought down in Sunday’s gale 12 March 2019

Gale force winds on Sunday night brought down a number of trees across the south east. Neither Kew nor Chiswick House Gardens suffered significant losses. Geraldine King, head gardener at Chiswick House told me they’d done a lot of work in recent years to try and safeguard their large trees against high winds. 

This was the scene in Grove Park though, with a large tree fallen right across Elmwood Rd. Thanks to Andy Murray for the photograph.