A Great Oak at Charing Cross
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A Great Oak at Charing Cross

An Oak Tree at Charing Cross station since 1987


In 1987 There was the worst storm in England since 1703. Winds of upto 120 mph were recorded and an estimated 15 million trees were blown down in this country.

A National appeal went out to plant new trees and the oak tree outside Charing Cross station was one of them.

It stands by a black phone box and a plaque on a nearby stone column gives details of the event.

Location: Charing Cross