Tag Archives: trees

Grounds Maintenance

The Grounds Team have been very busy all through Covid -19 managing the campus landscape. Tree work has been carried out as per our survey and maintenance schedule including the reduction of the Salix alba’s along in the Lancaster hotel garden following a pollarding regime. Bat boxes and bird boxes are located in the vicinity […]

Bat boxes

Over the next few weeks new bat boxes are to be installed on selected trees across the campus, hopefully our resident bat population, which are protected under law, will use them as summer roost sites as they forage round for food. We have recorded six species of bats across campus including noctule, common, soprano and nathusius […]

Snow again!

The spring flowering bulbs don’t know what’s going on with the sudden change in temperature and neither do the trees coming in to bud, even the overflowing guttering has frozen on the trees!

Storm Doris

Not too much damage after storm Doris hit,only one tree down a Robinia pseudoacacia at the back of Heinz Wolff building, all sawn up by the team, a suitable replacement will be planted later on in the year.

Christmas tree

Well it’s that time of year again, Christmas starts early at Brunel,¬†24ft¬†Christmas tree up in the Quad.Don’t forget the Christmas market scheduled for the 6th December.