Tree Surgery

From the removal of a single limb to an entire crown reduction and re-shape, we endeavour to complete all tree surgery operations to BS3998 (2010) Some customers tree works requests may force us outside this standard in which case we will comply with as much as possible after discussion with the client.
Regular works include.

Crown lifting,       (removing low branches)
Crown reduction,  (Making the tree smaller)Ian Tree Surgery Gloucestershire
Crown Balancing, (Pruning to create a balanced crown shape)
Crown Thinning,   (Removing selected small branches throughout the trees crown)
Removal or reduction of deadwood, (safe deadwood can provide valuable habitat)
Removal of reverting, crossing/rubbing, or parallel limbs,
Removal or control of ivy, mistletoe, clematis etc,
Pruning for fruit or aesthetics,
Pleaching, (walled gardens etc)
Pruning for  light.
Pruning for reduction of moisture demand on clay soils, (Subsidence risks)
Re- pollarding,         (Normally every five to six years)
Woodland thinning, (Creating a better crop, making space for re-generation)
Single tree felling,                                                                                                                                        Even the Boss picks up a chainsaw, occasionally.
Sectional dismantling of trees in confined spaces.

We are fully equipped with 4×4 vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes and our 13Tree Surgeons Gloucestershire Metre 4×4 land rover MEWP (c/w 9000lb remote control winch) Plus our 100 hp case MXU100 4×4 Tractor c/w front hydraulic linkage.

Tractor equipment includes:

  • 8’ Bomford flail topper
  • Kestrel 5.5M flail hedge cutter
  • Post rammer and Snow plough (on front linkage) grass harrows
  • link boxes and tractor mounted log splitters up to 25 tonnes.
  • 5 tonne tipping trailer, modified to carry our Mustang skid steer loader.

Hand tools and machinery

  • Chainsaws up to 36”
  • Hedge cutters, trimmers and strimmers.
  • Ride on and walk behind mowers
  • Chippers and stump grinders. Winches, cultivators and log splitters.
  • Full sets of LOLER compliant climbing, rigging and rescue kits (with staff trained and qualified to use them)