Pruning a Hornbeam Tree

Pruning a Hornbeam Tree with a Tree Preservation Order, for Improved Sunlight and Reduced Nuisance

Are you struggling with a tree that’s causing shade and nuisance?
At Tree Maintenance Ltd, we recently helped a valued customer with a challenging tree situation. In this blog post, we’ll share the details of how we successfully pruned a neighbour’s Hornbeam tree, which was subject to a Tree Preservation Order. Read on to find out how we obtained permission, improved sunlight, and resolved issues caused by the overhanging tree.

The Challenge of a Growing Hornbeam Tree

Our dedicated team at Tree Maintenance Ltd stepped up to the challenge when a customer approached us about a Hornbeam tree causing several issues. As the tree grew unchecked, it was increasingly shading the next door house and causing moss to grow on the garden path and roof. Blocked gutters added to the problems caused by overhanging branches.

This Hornbeam tree was growing unchecked and was increasingly shading the next door house and causing moss to grow on the garden path and roof.

Navigating the Tree Preservation Order

Recognizing the tree’s significance and potential impact on the environment, we discovered it was subject to a Tree Preservation Order. To proceed with pruning, we obtained permission from the local authority. Our team carefully prepared and submitted an application, highlighting the concerns and proposed actions.

Successful Pruning and Blending

After receiving the approval from the local authority, our experienced arborists swiftly went to work. We pruned the Hornbeam tree back by approximately 2 meters from the customer’s property. To keep it looking natural, we expertly shaped the pruned sections to blend with the tree’s canopy. The result was a re-shaped tree that blended well with its surroundings.

We pruned the Hornbeam tree back by approximately 2 meters from the customer’s property. To keep it looking natural, we expertly shaped the pruned sections to blend with the tree’s canopy.

Benefits of the Pruning Process

The positive impact of our pruning efforts was immediately noticeable. Reduced shade levels allowed ample sunlight to enter the house and garden, transforming previously gloomy areas into well-lit spaces. Removing overhanging branches also prevented further moss growth and damage to the garden path and roof. Our customer was delighted with the outcome, experiencing a significant improvement in their living environment.

Expert Assistance for Tree Preservation Orders

At Tree Maintenance Ltd, we understand the complexities of Tree Preservation Orders. Our experienced team can help with applications and ensure a smooth process for our clients. Whether you need assistance with Tree Preservation Orders or Conservation Area notifications, we’re here to guide you through the necessary steps and help you comply with local planning regulations.

Conclusion

If you’re facing challenges with trees causing shade and nuisance, the team at Tree Maintenance Ltd is here to assist you. Don’t let overhanging branches affect your living environment—contact us today for a Free Site Visit and Quote and take the first step towards a brighter and more enjoyable outdoor space.

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