24th April 2019
Legal Series: A brief overview of your rights and responsibilities

If you have a tree in your garden, front or back, then you may well be responsible for any damage it causes, which is why it’s so important for you to know your rights and responsibilities. The first thing to state is that there are millions of trees in gardens and lining streets across the […]

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11th March 2019
Legal Series: Understanding the Basics of TPOs

If you have trees in your garden that need to be pruned, or maybe you worry about their health and would like to remove limbs or wish to cut them down altogether – STOP! First you must check whether they have a TPO on them. Preservation for public enjoyment Some trees have legal protection under […]

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4th January 2019
Legal Series: My plant fell on my neighbour’s property, am I liable?

There are around three billion trees in the UK, many of them in the woodlands that make up 13% of our land area, but many more are in our care, in our gardens. They’re often seen to be as solid as the homes we live in – after all, some of them will have been […]

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17th September 2018
Legal Series: Liabilities and Responsibilities of Ownership. A Quick Q&A

Many gardens have them and in Britain we love the presence of that shade-giving, season-welcoming, fauna habitat that is the tree. However, with great timber comes great responsibility, if I’m allowed to paraphrase Spiderman, because trees can also cause arguments, destroy property and cost you a small fortune in recompense, so it’s important to know […]

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10th August 2018
Legal Series: The Bigger They Are the Harder They Fall Out of Favour with Neighbours

We are often called in to deal with trees that have got their owners into legal hot water, so we thought you might appreciate a quick overview of the sort of trouble your garden trees could be getting you into. Safety Is Your ResponsibilityIf a tree (or any part of a tree) falls and damages […]

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