Advice and Information

This website is regularly updated with new information, but if there are any specific issues you would like to see addressed then please contact principal consultant, Nick Hellis or Ask the Expert.

 

The information provided on this website is based on various sources including; British Standards, Current Research, Government Publications, HSE Guidelines, Legislation and Approved Codes of Practice. References, where known, are provided.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained within this website is accurate and up to date, but it cannot be guaranteed.

Tree Roots and Root Systems
Tree Roots and Root Systems
Tree Roots and Root Systems

Includes advice and information regarding root development and root distribution, direct and indirect damage that may be caused by roots and conditional rights that are given to neighbours to abate a nuisance.

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Trees and the Law
Trees and the Law
Trees and the Law

Includes advice and information regarding 'who owns the tree' and 'the responsibilities of a tree owner', 'high hedges' and the 'Highways Act, and 'branches, roots, leaves, fruit and flowers that cross property boundaries'.

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Looking After Trees
Looking After Trees
Looking After Trees

Includes advice and information regarding how, when and where to prune trees and how, when and where not to prune trees, and explains tree work terms in plain English.

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Living with Trees
Living with Trees
Living with Trees

Includes advice and information regarding BT cables and overhead power lines, trees as sound barriers and the risk of trees causing harm or injury.

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General
General
General

An off beat collection of advice and information notes regarding medicinal trees and shrubs, botanical tree names simplified, the origin of surnames and others.

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