planning and development

Ancient Woodland and Veteran Trees: Natural England and Forestry Commission Standing Advice to Planners.

Ancient Woodland and Veteran Trees: Natural England and Forestry Commission Standing Advice to Planners.

Following the recent updates to standing advice from Natural England, take a moment to find out what changed and what the current recommendations are for ancient woodland buffer zones and veteran trees.

Protected Trees: Do I Need Permission to Prune or Remove my Trees?

Protected Trees: Do I Need Permission to Prune or Remove my Trees?

TPOs and conservation area status is discussed in this post, exploring the requirement for land owners to obtain appropriate permission for tree work if trees within their land are protected. Tree surveys and arboricultural consultancy can provide part of the justification in applying for tree works. 

What is an Arboriculturalist? Why Do I Need a Tree Survey?

What is an Arboriculturalist? Why Do I Need a Tree Survey?

"Cant I just hire a tree surgeon?" In this post: Learn about what an arboricultural consultant provides, how this differs form tree surgery and when might be appropriate to engage a consultant.