A free account on Redbridge i lets you get alerts about Council Tax, Planning, Bin collections and much more...
Paving over your entire front garden can have a serious impact
on the natural and urban environment. Replacing gardens with
Did you know? The London Assembly has found
that almost a quarter of the front gardens in South-East England
are now completely paved over: an area equal to 5,200 football
New planning legislation means that planning permission is now
required to pave over your garden with more than 5 square meters of
There are circumstances where permission is not required.
For more information, please refer to the Government
Using permeable surfacing and planting more vegetation prevents
the flooding of your property and improves its appearance (and
Trees improve and enhance the environment of Redbridge. The '£
for £' scheme allows you to get involved in the planting of new
trees in your local area. Under the scheme, the Council will
finance 50% of the cost of supplying and planting trees in
An application for the scheme can be made for any location
within the Borough, on private or public land.