Tree vandalism

SIR, — The most appalling act of tree-butchery has been carried out along the railway line at the King William IV junction in St Albans. The trees and undergrowth were an important wildlife habitat and provided a valuable leafy screen. Suddenly they have

SIR, - The most appalling act of tree-butchery has been carried out along the railway line at the King William IV junction in St Albans.

The trees and undergrowth were an important wildlife habitat and provided a valuable leafy screen. Suddenly they have been hacked about in a way that cannot be justified on any grounds.

Quite likely some of them have been killed. What is Network Rail going to do to reinstate this area?

DAVID STONE,

Seymour Road, St Albans.