Trees

Generally, the planting, maintenance and felling of trees on protected spaces are matters for the landowner. They will have to obey the terms of any t

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Maintenance

In the first instance, responsibility for the management and maintenance of a park will sit with the landowner, often the local authority or the local

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Litter

Litter can blight green spaces, and although landowners will empty litter bins on a regular basis, a spell of warm weather when families and friends e

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Community Asset Transfer

Community ownership of land and buildings is increasing, having been given fresh momentum as a result of government policy and the work of community o

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Governance

About 25% of spaces protected with Fields in Trust are held charitably. We are not experts in charity law, but the Charity Commission has a lot of inf

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