PRESS RELEASE: Oak tree planted by Sevenoaks Mayor to commence replacement of trees lost in a fire earlier this year.

Published: 13 December 2023

The Mayor of Sevenoaks, Councillor Claire Shea, today planted an Oak tree (Quercus Robur) in Greatness Recreation Ground in Sevenoaks to commence the replacement of trees lost in a fire earlier in the year.


The Mayor said: ‘I’m delighted to be able to plant this oak today. I hope it will provide valuable wildlife habitat for many years to come and help the recovery of the wildlife habitat in the fire-damaged area of our park.’

Sevenoaks Town Council encourages tree planting programmes throughout the town. For more information on the Council’s priorities and Green Community Investment Plan, please contact

Contact: Ann White

Date: 13 December 2023