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Trees & hedges: Frequently Asked Questions

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6. Swaying trees and branches

A tree or branch is swaying in the wind

Trees typically have a margin for strength well beyond their normal requirements. Trees moving in the wind is a natural mechanism for dampening wind loading; it is a normal for a healthy tree to do so.

Should you feel that a council tree is unsafe, please report it to us using the report an issue with a tree form.