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Benefits of Urban Trees

An Infographic describing the benefits of urban trees

Biosecurity Awareness Video Series

The Arboricultural Association has released a series of videos featuring prominent figures highlighting the importance of biosecurity.

Branches or roots from my neighbour’s tree are growing over my boundary. What can I do?

Under ‘common law’, you may be able to prune branches and roots which grow over your boundary. However, you also have a legal duty to take ‘reasonable care’ whilst undertaki...

Can I get my neighbour to cut back or reduce the height of their trees or hedge?

In most situations the simple answer to this is no. You have a common law right to prune back parts of a tree or hedge growing over the boundary into your property (subject to any legal r...

Can I stop my neighbour building close to my tree?

You may be able to depending on the importance of the tree, the nature of the building proposed and distance between the proposed building and the tree in question.If the building work proposed req...

Can I wear ear defenders with an inbuilt FM radio system when I am working as a tree surgeon?

We couldn’t recommend this as it is likely to further impair communication between team members in work situations where effective communication is so important. Whilst standard ear defenders...

Choose your Tree Surgeon?

BE SAFE, BE SUREThere is no shortage of people and companies offering tree work services, but how do you choose between them? The Health and Safety Executive says,“…clients engaging co...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Business support information

This article outlines some of the financial help announced by the government which may be of use for Arboricultural business owners.

Directory of UK Arboricultural education and training providers

A directory of arboricultural colleges and training providers in the UK.

Do you need any form of training before you can set out traffic management signs and cones on a public highway in order to carry out tree works?

We strongly advise that tree work contractors undertake appropriate training for all activities they carry out in order to comply with legislation. In this case the New Roads and Street Works Act a...