In order to obtain objective advice from a suitably qualified and experienced individual/company (Tree Consultant / Arboricultural Consultancy) in respect of trees, the nature of the survey in relation to the level of specialism should be of paramount consideration, i.e. specialist tree mortgage reports, H&S tree risk surveys, subsidence tree inspections, BS5837:2005 tree survey reports for development/planning permission will require an Arboricultural or Tree Consultant.
When searching for an arboricultural consultant’s advice/support it can be difficult to measure the importance of the many considerations in the selection process. In summary a suitable tree consultant:
It is important to note that councils do not operate ‘approved lists’ and do not make any recommendations for Tree Consultants. However, certain Council websites have dedicated sections outlining their proposed assessment criteria and necessary considerations such as:
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