The first of 1,200 trees will be planted in an area that will become one of the key gateway routes into Wirral Waters.
The 4.5 billion pound scheme will see a large area of currently derelict dockland turned into offices, homes and a new marina
It's hoped the new landscape will help transform key streets connecting Wirral Waters into existing communities including North Birkenhead.
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