Tree surveys and reports
Conservation Area and Tree Preservation Order Planning Applications
Tree climbing survey and report for bat roost(Level2)
LOLER inspection for arboricultural climbing equipment
Fruit tree pruning
Hedge maintenance and restoration
Veteran tree conservation
Installation of cable bracing
Expert tree services in: North Cadbury,Yeovil, Castle Cary, Somerton, Street, Shepton Mallet, Wells, Wincanton, Bruton, Frome, Sherborne, Milborne Port, Gillingham, Shaftesbury
AM Arboriculture is committed to minimise the impact on the planet throughout the course of its duties. Whenever possible use biodegradable oils is used for machinery so you can be safe in the knowledge that we do our bit to help you do yours. All of our wood chips and logs is recycled. Logs are great source for heating while wood chip is excellent for preventing weeds and retaining moisture in and around flower beds and borders.
All work carried out by AM Arboriculture complies with the current legislation and regulation of arboricultural operations including:
Town & Country Planning Regulations (Trees)
- Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
- Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (L.O.L.E.R.) and Provision and
Use of Work Equipment Regulations (P.U.W.E.R.)
- BS 3998:2010 and 5837:1991
- COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)
The most significant pieces of legislation affecting tree work are the Town & Country Planning Act 1990, under which Tree Preservation Orders (T.P.O.s) are made, and the Town & Country Planning (Trees) Regulations which imposes statutory controls on tree works in Conservation Areas.
These Acts stipulate that before work is carried out to protected trees either consent is granted by the Planning Authority or a Notice of Intention is served on the Authority.
Planning Authorities will require all tree works to be carried out according to best practice, the British Standard ‘Recommendations for Tree Work’ B.S. 3998:2010.
The Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981 affords protection to nesting birds. All tree works are carried out with regard to this legislation. Bat Awareness courses have been delivered by the Arboriculture Association to AM Arboriculture.
The training and certificates held by staff at AM Arboriculture
- NPTC and LANTRA qualifications.
- The latest ICOP for arboricultural operations.
All the tree services are provided with:
- Well maintained equipment.
- £5,000,000 Public Liability Insurance
- £10,000,000 Employees Liability insurance
- £500,000 Professional indemnity insurance
- Risk assessment & method statements protocol.
- Free quotations
At present we are still in full operation.
All employees are all in good health and are taking the necessary precautions.
We are carrying out works and are able to quote.
To be safe, we can work in any garden with outside access and there is no need to come into contact
with any customers for pre-quoted work. If you would still like a quote, we can do this via WhatsApp or
if you explain over the phone or email/text photos we can come and take a look without contact.
Payment can be made on line.
Any customers who are due to have work completed and only have access via the property, please
call us or email us if you are concerned.
Andrea Maistrello and team