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POLL: Should Birmingham city centre's oldest tree be saved?

For those of you who have travelled down Broad Street in Birmingham, you have probably seen this tree standing tall.

The 140-year-old tree earmarked for closure Credit: BPM Media

But did you know it's the oldest one in the city centre? 140 years old in fact!

The tree has now been earmarked to be cut down when the Metro line is extended to Centenary Square.

It is the last on 99 London plane trees planted along Broad Street by Joseph Chamberlain during the 1870s.

But should it be saved?

Vote in our poll here:

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