Hundreds of new trees will be planted across Harrow while work opportunities for young people are created.
Harrow Council signed a new tree maintenance deal this month with Glendale Services which is hoped to ensure that paths and areas with low hanging trees are pruned more regularly.
As a part of the agreement the company will also provide two apprenticeships and four work experience places for school children in the borough during the four-year contract.
Cabinet member for environment, crime and community safety, Councillor Varsha Parmar (Labour) said: “The health of local residents is important to me and by managing our stock better more people will enjoy these spaces.
“As a council we are committed to creating more opportunities for the young people in the borough.
“This is the first stage in this process and as a council we will also be announcing a number of new apprentices shortly.”