Arboricultural Consultancy

In today's climate of heightened environmental awareness, it is important for land developers to have access to sound advice to ensure their work is sustainable and compliant with environmental regulations.

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Impressive environmental credentials

Kneebone Trees offer an arboricultural consultancy service in partnership with Chris Knapman, an arboricultural specialist with impressive environmental credentials. Chris has worked as a Tree Officer for the planning department at Plymouth City Council for over 20 years.

Called these guys when we had a big problem with a large bough of an oak tree in our garden had broken and was dangerously hanging and leaning against another tree. They came out within a couple of hours and dealt with it straight away and at a reasonable cost. Can’t recommend them highly enough

Don Thomson, Halwell

About Chris

Chris is a Level 6 Tree Consultant with a special interest in ancient, veteran and heritage trees; wood pasture and conservation arboriculture. He has an RFS-endorsed professional diploma in Arboriculture (DipArb) and a degree (BSc) in Environmental Science, writing his thesis on butterfly ecology. 

Chris is a Fellow of the Arboricultural Association (FarborA) and a member of the Ancient Tree Forum and Ancient Yew Group. He also plays an active role in butterfly conservation and has chaired and organised several ancient tree conferences. He has co-authored a book on Plymouth’s favourite trees and has appeared on TV and radio.

Chris’s wealth of knowledge, experience and a keen interest in trees and the environment puts him in the ideal position to advise commercial developers and other organisations on arboricultural consultancy matters.

Chris Knapman - arboricultural consultant
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1. Call or Email

We will make a site visit and give you a price for the works and availability for when the work can be carried out.

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2. book a time

Get yourself in our diary for a time to suit you within a time of up to two weeks of the work being accepted

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3. Done and dusted

We arrive on time and carry out the works removing all the green waste or leaving a pile of fresh woodchip to use within your garden beds and pathways. 

arboricultural consultancy to advise tree condition

What Advisory Services Are Available?

Kneebone Trees, in partnership with Chris Knapman, can provide guidance and reports on the following areas:

  • Tree safety and condition
  • Planning (with regards to trees)
  • BS 5837:2012 – Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction
  • Tree work specifications and applications
  • Ancient, veteran and heritage tree management
  • Assessment of orchards for restoration and management
  • Woodland management
  • Pest and disease identification
  • Tree and shrub identification
  • Garden design and management

If you need qualified advice or reporting for any of the areas listed, please contact Kneebone Trees today.

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