The Council will maintain the current tree stock along main transport routes and endeavour to enhance these routes wherever possible with further tree planting.
To maintain the character of the Borough especially along its major transport routes, transport corridors and the strategic highway network as given in the Local Transport Plan and Policies AM2 and AM3 of the deposit version of the Unitary Development Plan.
To provide a pleasant environment to attract new business and tourism to the Borough.
The Council aims to survey and record all highway trees beginning with the main road corridors. This will identify possible planting sites and enable the Arboricultural Section to produce pro-active management schemes for existing trees.