Arboricultural Consultancy Services

Ensuring Compliance, Sustainability, and Enhanced Value with Over 38 Years of Experience

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Maintaining beautiful and safe development sites is no small feat. With Tree Maintenance, you can ensure your projects are always at their best.

Do you find it challenging to navigate the complexities of tree regulations in your development projects?Are you worried about meeting sustainability goals while managing your budget and timelines? Our qualified arboricultural consultants are here to help. We understand the unique needs of property developers, architects, planners, and public sector organisations. Our consultancy services ensure your development complies with all regulations, enhances biodiversity, and stays on schedule and budget.

Tree Maintenance Ltd has over 38 years of experience in arboricultural consultancy. Our tailored services enhance project value, increase safety, and ensure regulatory compliance. We offer:

Detailed Arboricultural Surveys and Reports

Benefit from our comprehensive BS5837 tree reports and impact assessments.

Tree Preservation Planning

Protect significant trees during construction with strategic planning and expert advice.

Risk Mitigation

Identify and manage potential risks associated with trees on your site.

Sustainability and Biodiversity Enhancement

Incorporate green spaces and preserve mature trees to enhance the ecological value of your developments.

Efficient Project Management

Streamlined consultancy services that respect your project timelines and budgetary constraints.

Discover More About Our Arboricultural Consultancy Services

Explore how our expertise can benefit your development. Request a Free Consultation today to learn more about our offerings and how we can assist with your project’s specific needs.

From Planning to Post-Construction: Our Arborist Consultant Services

At Tree Maintenance, we offer comprehensive development consultancy services that guide your project from the initial planning stages to post-construction tree management. Our expertise begins with detailed arboricultural surveys and BS5837 tree reports, providing you with essential insights for informed decision-making. We assist in navigating regulatory compliance, ensuring your development meets all necessary environmental standards.

As your project progresses, our consultancy services include strategic tree preservation planning, helping you protect valuable trees and integrate green spaces effectively. Post-construction, we offer tailored tree management plans to ensure the long-term health and sustainability of your green spaces. Our holistic approach not only mitigates risks and enhances biodiversity but also adds significant ecological and aesthetic value to your development. Trust Tree Maintenance to be your partner in creating sustainable and visually appealing projects that stand the test of time.

Navigating Tree Regulations in Development: Our Approach

Ensuring compliance with environmental regulations and local council requirements is crucial for the success of any development project. At Tree Maintenance, we simplify this complex process for you. With over 38 years of experience, we have a deep understanding of working with local authorities and public sector organisations. Our expert arboricultural consultants (including an ex-local authority tree officer) conduct thorough tree surveys and BS5837 reports, providing detailed assessments of the trees on your site.

We collaborate closely with planning authorities to ensure all necessary guidelines are met, preventing legal issues and delays. Our approach includes developing strategic tree preservation plans, advising on tree protection measures during construction, and offering expert testimony if needed. This proactive method not only ensures regulatory compliance but also enhances the sustainability and appeal of your development. By partnering with Tree Maintenance, you can navigate tree regulations with confidence, knowing your project is in capable hands.

Enhancing Development Value through Sustainable Tree Management

Thoughtful tree preservation and management are vital to enhancing both the ecological and aesthetic value of your development projects. By integrating sustainable tree management practices, you not only comply with regulatory requirements but also create green spaces that boost property appeal and marketability. Preserving mature trees and incorporating new plantings can significantly improve air quality, reduce urban heat islands, and promote biodiversity. These green spaces provide a serene environment for residents and visitors, increasing the overall attractiveness and desirability of your developments.

At Tree Maintenance, our arboricultural consultancy services are designed to help you achieve these goals seamlessly. We provide expert advice on tree preservation planning, ensuring that significant trees are protected during construction and beyond. Our sustainable practices enhance the ecological footprint of your project, adding long-term value and demonstrating your commitment to environmental stewardship. Let us help you create developments that are not only beautiful but also sustainable and ecologically responsible.

Mitigating Risks with Comprehensive Tree Surveys

Comprehensive tree surveys are essential for identifying potential risks that could impact your development project. Our detailed arboricultural surveys provide crucial insights into the health and stability of trees on your site. By assessing factors such as tree condition, root spread, and proximity to structures, we identify any risks of tree failure, disease, or interference with construction.

Our expert arboricultural consultants then formulate tailored mitigation strategies to address these risks, ensuring the safety and integrity of your development. This proactive approach not only prevents costly damage and legal issues but also promotes the long-term health of your trees. With our comprehensive tree surveys and expert risk management, you can proceed with confidence, knowing your project is safeguarded against potential tree-related hazards.

Let us transform your development projects into thriving, sustainable areas that leave a lasting impression.
Archie Trueman

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Let us transform your development projects into thriving, sustainable areas that leave a lasting impression.

Expert Tree Advice & Consultancy Services

Expert Tree Advice & Consultancy Services

At Tree Maintenance, our seasoned surveyors and arboricultural consultants are not just highly qualified; they’re deeply experienced in understanding and addressing your tree-related concerns. We’re committed to providing personalised assessments and devising cost-effective solutions for any issues your trees may face. Our team can offer a detailed action plan, including a competitive quote, ensuring all work is performed to the pinnacle of industry standards.

Our consultancy extends across all facets of tree management, from ensuring tree safety and diagnosing health problems to navigating the complexities of trees in relation to planning, development, and construction projects. We specialise in delivering comprehensive tree reports when necessary, offering insights and guidance on preserving the health and integrity of your trees in any situation. Trust Tree Maintenance for authoritative advice and solutions on managing your trees, ensuring their safety, health, and harmonious coexistence with man-made structures.

Why Choose Tree Maintenance?


Expertise & Experience

With over 38 years in the industry, Tree
Maintenance offers unparalleled professional tree care by a team of certified experts, ensuring the health and beauty of trees.


Comprehensive Tree Services

Offering everything from pruning to tree removal, Tree Maintenance is a one-stop-shop for all tree care needs, providing solutions for both domestic and commercial clients.


Safety & Certification

Prioritising safety and certified by the Arboricultural Association since 1985, the company sets the benchmark for safe and professional tree care services.


Eco-Friendly Approach

Committed to sustainability, Tree Maintenance uses sustainable products and recycles 100% of tree waste, appealing to environmentally conscious customers.


Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed

Known for exceptional customer service and results, Tree Maintenance is dedicated to exceeding expectations and ensuring a hassle-free tree care experience.


Accredited & Trusted Service

As one of the UK's longest-standing Arboricultural Association Approved Contractors, Tree Maintenance is recognised for its high standards and trusted expertise in tree care.

How it Works


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Our Tree Experts

Begin by reaching out to our team of tree care specialists. Whether you call us at 01285 760466 or email [email protected], you'll be connected with knowledgeable professionals ready to address your tree care concerns.


Free Site Visit and Custom Quotation by Certified Arborists

Arrange a convenient time for a complimentary site visit from our certified tree care specialists. They will conduct a thorough assessment of your trees and provide a detailed, no-obligation quotation, ensuring our services are tailored to your unique requirements.


Tree Care Service

Upon accepting the quote, we'll schedule your tree care services. Our experienced arborists, true tree experts in their field, will carry out the work with the utmost professionalism and attention to detail. After completing the job, we ensure your property is left neat and tidy, reflecting the high standards of our tree care specialists.


What Our Customers Say

Rated Excellent


4.9 out of 5


Eric Herring
Eric Herring
Outstanding! Ken Sheppard was amazing - so helpful, quick and thoughtful and well informed in his analysis and so generous with his time. Sarah who took the initial call was also great. For any tree related issues this company would absolutely be our first choice. Highly recommended
Jon Haw
Jon Haw
I would really recommend Tree Maintenance Ltd following their work at my property today. Punctual, professional, caring, considerate thoughtful, friendly and flexible. Left the site tidy and well managed. Lovely job!
Mike Hodgkins
Mike Hodgkins
Excellent work on my trees as you have done for many years.
Robert Hayden
Robert Hayden
We would highly recommend the services of Ken and his team, they were very professional and sorted out a very complex problem that we were having with planning permission Cannot thank them enough, fantastic job!
Edward J harry
Edward J harry
Tree Maintenance is a highly reliable company that does good work and on time. I always use them
Simon Gunn
Simon Gunn
Over the last few months Matt and his team Ollie, Ben and Ross have done an excellent job looking after the trees in our garden. They are very careful, tidy and friendly. We have had great professional advice from Martin and Nick over the years that has proved to be very accurate, and I have every confidence in them. I would definitely recommend Tree Maintenance to anyone.
Julian White
Julian White
Excellent service as always, Matt and Ollie were friendly and attentive, completed job to a great standard
Barry Hill
Barry Hill
Another super job from Tree Maintenance. Our birch tree has been beautifully trimmed and shaped. Will definitely use them next time and will recommend to others.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does an arboricultural survey involve and why is it important for my development project?


An arboricultural survey assesses the health, condition, and value of trees on your development site. It helps in identifying any potential risks and ensures compliance with local and national regulations, which is crucial for smooth project approval and successful completion.

How can you help ensure my development complies with local tree protection regulations?

Our arboricultural consultants are well-versed in local and national tree protection regulations. We provide detailed surveys, reports, and expert advice to ensure your development meets all regulatory requirements, avoiding legal complications and delays.

What strategies do you recommend for preserving trees during construction?

We recommend implementing protective barriers, careful planning of construction activities, and regular monitoring of tree protection measures. Our consultants provide detailed tree protection plans tailored to your project to ensure trees are safeguarded throughout the construction process.

Can you assist with planning applications that involve trees?

Yes, we offer comprehensive support for planning applications, including preparing necessary documents, providing expert testimony, and liaising with planning authorities to ensure your application addresses all tree-related concerns.

What are the benefits of incorporating existing trees into my development plan?

Incorporating existing trees enhances the aesthetic appeal and ecological value (BNG requirements) of your development. It improves air quality, provides shade, and creates a more attractive environment for residents and visitors, which can increase property value.

How do you manage tree-related risks in development projects?

We conduct thorough tree surveys to identify potential risks such as disease, structural instability, or interference with construction. Based on our findings, we formulate and implement mitigation strategies to manage and reduce these risks effectively.

What post-construction tree care services do you offer?

We offer a range of post-construction services, including long-term tree management plans, regular health assessments, and maintenance services to ensure the continued health and safety of the trees on your site.

How does sustainable tree management enhance development projects?

Sustainable tree management promotes biodiversity, enhances the ecological footprint of your development, and ensures compliance with environmental regulations. It also creates a healthier and more appealing environment, which can attract residents and increase property value.

What is a BS5837 tree report and why do I need one?


A BS5837 tree report is a detailed assessment required for planning applications in the UK. It evaluates the impact of proposed developments on existing trees and provides guidance on how to manage and protect these trees during and after construction.

How soon should I involve an arboricultural consultant in my project?

It's best to involve an arboricultural consultant early in the planning stages of your project. Early involvement ensures that tree-related issues are identified and addressed promptly, saving time, money and facilitating smoother project approval and execution.

Areas We Cover

As professional tree surgeons and tree consultants, Tree Maintenance is dedicated to providing top-tier domestic and commercial tree maintenance services. Centrally based in Stroud, Gloucestershire, our expertise extends across a wide region, ensuring that high-quality tree care is accessible to a diverse range of communities.

Our commitment goes beyond Stroud – we serve a broad area encompassing the heart of Gloucestershire and beyond. Our team of skilled arborists and consultants delivers exceptional tree care and advice, whether it's for a private residence, a commercial property, or public spaces.

Wondering if we cover your area? Here's a glimpse of the key towns and locales we serve, illustrating our extensive reach:

Meet the Team

At Tree Maintenance, our friendly and skilled team is dedicated to keeping your trees healthy and beautiful. With over 38 years of experience, we handle everything from pruning to tree removal with care and precision. We pride ourselves on safety, environmental responsibility, and outstanding customer service.

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