TREE SURGERY SERVICES

Just as no two trees are identical, so each job requires a different approach from our tree surgery experts.

We have specialist teams with experience of dealing with the particular requirements of homeowners, businesses and the public sector – click the links to find out more.

We also ensure we can meet every eventuality with the most comprehensive range of tree surgery services available.

Our services include:

Felling – to dismantle a tree, normally down to (near) ground level.

  • Brings extra light into the garden and home;
  • Removes obstruction to building developments (subject to planning);
  • Removes unsightly or unhealthy trees for a more attractive garden;
  • Reduces the risk of damage from a tree that is unstable or in decline;
  • Improves the health of adjacent trees where there is overcrowding of trees.

Reduction – to prune a tree down to a lesser, specified size.  [This can be expressed as a percentage or in metres.]

  • Retains the tree at a size appropriate to its location, without the need for felling;
  • Prevents branches from damaging phone lines or guttering, saving expensive and inconvenient repairs;
  • Brings extra light into the garden and home.
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Crown Lifting – to remove the lower branches up to a given height.

  • Makes mowing and other grounds maintenance easier;
  • Improves sight lines for cars, improving safety;
  • Removes the hazard of low-hanging branches, preventing injuries to pedestrians or damage to cars.

Crown Thinning – to take out a percentage of secondary and minor tree branches evenly throughout the crown.

  • Allows more light through the tree to brighten the garden;
  • Allows the wind to blow through the tree, aiding long-term stability.
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    Crown Cleaning – to remove defective branches including those that are dead or are crossing over and rubbing against other branches.

  • Reduces the danger of branches breaking off to improve safety;
  • Aids the future well-being of the tree.

Pruning – to professionally remove tree branches, for example to trim back branches from phone lines, street lights or buildings or to take out non-productive fruit tree branches.

  • Prevents damage to utility lines and structures due to the movement of tree branches.

Pollarding – to remove the upper branches of a tree to control the tree’s size and thereby promote a dense head of foliage and branches.

  • Regular pollarding improves safety of street trees;
  • Prevents trees from becoming too large for their location;
  • Helps to conserve wildlife by offering an alternative to felling a tree in decline.
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Hedgecutting – to trim off excessive growth from boundary hedges.

  • Improves the kerb appeal of your property.
  • Helps maintain a good relationship with your neighbours.
  • Prevents the hedge from causing a nuisance to pedestrians.
  • Gives your garden, a neat, well tended appearance.

Stump Grinding – to remove a tree stump by mechanical means, to below ground level.

  • Allows you to reinstate the ground and resurface.
  • Lets you replant in the same space.
  • Allows you to replace a hedge with a fence.
  • Prevents tree disease from spreading to other plants in certain circumstances.