7. Will there be pruning to allow more light to my property?
There is no ‘right to light’ in relation to trees, in either statutory law or under common law. Council trees will not be pruned to improve light penetration into properties.
Solar panel installers have a responsibility to install panels appropriately and should take into account trees and shade. Council trees will not be pruned to allow light to reach solar panels.
Trees are not pruned to improve views for residents.