Services

At Andrew Gale Tree Surgery Ltd we offer a wide range of services for the tree owner.

Domestic

As an Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor – AAAC, we have met a rigorous set of standards that has thrust us to the fore of quality tree care.

All our Team Leaders hold, or are working towards, a theory qualification ensuring that all advice given is correct and relevant; and all operators on site are qualified to NPTC standards for the equipment they use

We have been a ‘Recommended, Vetted and Monitored’ member of Checkatrade  since 2008 and pride ourselves on our outstanding customer care.

We hold a £10 million Public Liability Insurance cover which allows us to work alongside the carriageway (a copy is available upon request)

If your trees are within a Conservation Area, or subject to a Tree Preservation Order, we take care of all the paperwork on your behalf, removing the hassle of Local Authority applications.


We cover a range of tree works ranging from:

   • Crown reductions

   • Crown thinning

   • Uplifting the lower canopy

   • Deadwood removal

   • Complete removal

   • Stump grinding

   • Bracing 

   • Tree planting (often specified after removal of protected trees)

   • Hedge trimming


We won’t baffle you with any unnecessary mumbo jumbo, but give you an honest appraisal of your needs; if we don’t think works needs to be carried out, we’ll tell you!All waste generated is removed from site and processed into compost; alternatively, any waste material can be left on site for your own use/disposal.

Commercial

To allay any fears regarding Health & Safety, Andrew Gale Tree Surgery Ltd is an Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor – AAAC, and as such have met a rigorous set of standards that has thrust us to the fore of quality tree care.

Alongside the AAAC, we are accredited with CHAS - Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme again removing any fears you may have regarding H&S

All Insurance Certification, Risk Assessment, Method Statements, Company Safety Statements & Policies and staff NPTC certification are available upon request. We hold a £10 million Public Liability Insurance cover which allows us to work alongside the carriageway (a copy is available upon request)

All tree work is carried out to the minimum standard of, and prescribed in BS 3998:2010 – Tree Work Recommendations


A full service is provided:

  • Individual or multiple arboricultural tree works – contracts for long term tree management can be undertaken

  • Stump grinding – there is no limit to the size we can grind

  • Arboricultural Consultancy through our sister company Gale Tree Consultancy

  • Individual or multiple planting of either small or large specimen trees

Stump GrindingUsing our larger machine we can undertake any size stump removal and by using our smaller machine we can undertake grinding in those hard to reach areas.

All spoil is left on site for natural settlement or removed and replaced with quality top soil to facilitate grass seeding or turfing.

Gale Tree ConsultancyA sister company to Andrew Gale Tree Surgery and run by Andrew Gale, we offer a full range of arboricultural consultancy ranging from individual assessments to multiple safety tree inspections as well as BS5837:2012 Trees in Relation to Design, Demolition and Construction – Recommendations.  Woodland surveys, and wildlife assessments can be carried out.

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