Consultancy

Adrian Hope Tree Services provides a professional consultancy service to a range of clients, including Local Authorities, the National Trust, developers, architects and land/home owners.

Risk Management

Tree owners have a duty of care to ensure that their trees do not pose an unacceptable risk to others. In order to help tree owners meet this duty, we can provide:

  • A specifically tailored Tree Risk Management Policy
  • The risk zoning of larger areas to ensure the effective focussing of resources
  • Tree inventories
  • Health and condition surveys ranging from the assessment of individual trees to large populations of street or parkland trees
  • Climbing inspections to identify any defects undetectable from ground level
  • Recommendation and supervision of appropriate remedial works

Development Site Consultancy

Local Planning Authorities have a duty under the Town and Country Planning Acts to consider the impact of proposed developments on existing site features and the wider landscape. In order to help developers meet the requirements of the Local Planning Authority, Adrian Hope Tree Services provides:

  • Initial feasibility advice on proposed developments
  • Pre- and post-development tree surveys
  • Advice and management of the protection of trees on development sites
  • Supporting documentation in full accordance with BS5837:2012 Trees in Relation to Construction - Recommendations to include:
  • Arboricultural Impact Assessments
  • Tree Constraints Plans
  • Arboricultural Method Statements
  • Tree Protection Plans
  • Expert advice on appealing the refusal of planning permission on arboricultural grounds

Tree Management

At Adrian Hope Tree Services, we possess a vast amount of experience in the management of both individual trees and tree populations. We can offer advice on:

  • The long-term management of individual trees and tree populations
  • Veteran tree management
  • Woodland management
  • The management and supervision of tree maintenance contracts