Tree Survey Bedfordshire: Planning and Development

Tree Survey Bedfordshire

When requesting planning permission for a development, a tree survey may need to be undertaken. These types of surveys are needed as local authorities in designated areas are required to assess the potential risk that a development could have on the surrounding trees as part of a planning application.

Tree surveys are necessary as retained trees are protected under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 and the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. This protection is typically in the form of conservation areas, Tree Preservation Orders (TPO), and root protection areas.

Bedfordshire Tree Surveyors


A tree surveyor is a professional that is qualified in tree and woodland management. They carry out tree surveys and prepare tree reports for clients regarding individual trees or all trees on a site. On development sites where retained trees are endangered by construction work, a consultant may be required to provide management recommendations and specific mitigation measures that must be taken when work is carried out.


Collington Winter Environmental have a team of tree managers who assist by providing surveys throughout Bedfordshire to gain the information required.

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Our tree survey services 




Collington Winter Environmental offer a range of tree work consultancy services to all locations of the United Kingdom, including Bedfordshire. Our services include the following:


  • Tree condition surveys
  • Aerial tree inspections
  • British Standard BS5837 tree surveys
  • Arboricultural method statements/ tree protection plans
  • Arboricultural impact assessments
  • Site monitoring and supervision
  • Tree constraint plan drawings
  • Tree climbing inspections
  • Tree safety and risk assessments 

How can Collington Winter assist?

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Collington Winter believe in a pragmatic approach to development in Bedfordshire. We meet the needs of developers whilst also ensuring positive outcomes for surrounding wildlife.

With current offices located across the UK, the team are well served to meet the requirements of each local authority. Get in touch with our environmental consultancy for a free quote today.

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Bolton Office: 01204 939 608

Dumfries Office: 01387 378208

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