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Grants and Regulations

On this page you will find out how we:

  • Give grants to create new woods, and to manage existing woodlands;
  • Issue licences for the felling of trees and undertake Environmental Impact Assessments for those wishing to remove trees or plant new woodland;

The latest information on the English Woodland Grant Scheme (EWGS) in the East of England.

Felling licences

A Felling Licence is normally required from the Forestry Commission for the felling of trees.

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Consent is required for woodland creation, deforestation, road or quarry operations that could have a significant effect on the environment.

Consultations and Public Registers

Here you can find out about planting and felling proposals, and EIA assessments, in the East of England.

Who to contact

Who to contact for further advice on grants and regulations in the East of England.


Last updated: 31st January 2018