About us

Our team are fully qualified in all aspects of arboriculture. We regularly undertake work on trees with preservation orders and in conservation areas and have a good working relationship with the local tree officers. Our arborists are fully insured, with public liability and employee’s liability insurance in place.

Our tree surgeons’ safety and workmanship comply fully with guidelines set out by:

  • Arboricultural and Forestry Advisory Group (AFAG)
  • Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
  • The Town & Country Planning Act 1997BS 3998: 1989 “Recommendations for Tree Work”
  • Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • PUWER (the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998)
  • LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment
    Regulations 1998)

Our arborists hold:

  • National Certificates in Horticulture (Arboriculture) (NCH)
  • National Diplomas in Arboriculture (ND Arb)
  • National Proficiency Tests Council (NPTC) qualifications:
    safe maintenance and operation of
    chainsaws (including from rope
    and harness), competence in tree climbing and aerial rescue, tree felling, stump grinding and Brushwood Chipper Safety and Maintenance Certificate of
  • Royal Forestry Certificate in Arboriculture
  • International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) qualifications for the use of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)
  • Signs, Cones & Lighting Certificates from BABTE
  • First Aid certificates and undertake regular refresher courses and Aerial Rescue practice

Our climbing and lowering equipment is assessed by a qualified LOLER inspector
every 6 months, in order to eliminate the risk of equipment failure during tree cutting.