Station Hill developer Lincoln MGT has teamed up with Ethical Reading to fund the planting of new trees around the town.

As part of Ethical Reading’s Trees for Reading initiative four young trees – an ornamental cherry and three ornamental pears – have been planted at the Whitely Street roundabout on behalf of Lincoln MGT.

Those are in addition to 10 other trees sponsored over the past two seasons at sites near schools in Southcote and Tilehurst, which include rowan, sweet gum, European hornbeam and Freeman’s maple.

The Station Hill scheme is expected to have 135 trees across its 6.5-acre site.

Lee Fearnhead, director of construction for UK & Europe at Lincoln Property Company, part of the Lincoln MGT joint venture, said: “We are proud to continue our partnership with Ethical Reading and to demonstrate our commitment to increasing biodiversity in Reading by helping to make the town a healthier and greener place.

“Station Hill will soon transform Reading with more than 130 new trees planned for the public realm elements of the development. We look forward to watching the young trees grow across Reading.”

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