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  1. Tree moorland treescapes, small family firm, really good people to work with
  2. Utility Arb Forum

    I to did notice it had been removed, which was a little disappointing.
  3. anti pollution face masks

    Hi A lot of my work involves surveying trees on busy roads, on these cooler damper days the car fumes give me a sore throat. Does any else have similar problems? I've looking at the anti pollution masks like cyclists where, is any else using them and can they recommend one to. Any help would be great Thanks Tree
  4. Planting failure - Opinions please.

    Yeah not supised it didn't come in to leaf. The root system is poor and it's been root prune to hard. Not sure what the bs states with out looking. Have you a copy?
  5. Planting failure - Opinions please.

    Agreed many fibrous roots, it does look it's been field and lifted then root balled. Did it come into leave?
  6. Trees and footways: a tree officer’s view

    Hi Just been reading these posts and I have tried looking else but not found it yet, is there any statutory minium width for a footpath(part of the highway) and if so does it only apply to new construction or existing? Many thanks Tree
  7. Your I would think the driving force is the LA. I'm sure if bristol LA set out clear contractual terms PFI could work and beneficial long term.
  8. Sheffield isn't the only PFI of course, seems to work else where.
  9. Maybe PFI is the way forward, the maintenance and liabilities would lie with them.
  10. Airspade or other suitable tool?

    Hi I have seen utility companies using vacuum excavators around trees, they seem to do a lot of damage -the vacuum was to powerful, sucking out all the small fibrous roots, damaging roots due to the way the large suction pipe was pushed in the hole, in fact only large roots, 40mm up where left. -also due to the size of machine, it damaged low branches and the weight compacted the verge around tree. I stopped them working due to the damage. I be only seen the ones used by utility companies so not sure If you can smaller machines.
  11. Encroaching roots query

    Thanks Gary I will remove you details from the letter stating 'you told me it was OK' Thanks again, really useful thread
  12. Encroaching roots query

    Brilliant advice thank you I have recently been looking at perrin &another V Northampton borough council, possibly have to treed carefully if felling a tpo tree for this reason. I know in that particular case the tree is located a reasonable distance for the property.
  13. Encroaching roots query

    Thanks Gary I did this would be the case. Do you give any write notice just prove you've informed them?
  14. Encroaching roots query

    What if you can't remove the roots without leaving the in a stable condition?


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