Tree Survey Nottingham: Planning and Development

Tree Survey, Nottingham

Tree surveys and tree reports will often be required for planning applications if a potential development site will be within close proximity to trees and woodland. These types of surveys are needed to ensure the safety of trees as local authorities are required to assess the potential liabilities that a development could have on surrounding trees. This is especially relevant if it may involve tree removal.

Detailed tree surveys for planning 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 (TPOs), and root protection areas.

If your planned development is within close proximity to trees, you are likely to need a number of tree services from a tree consultancy.  A professional consultancy can help you to meet tree survey requirements for obtaining planning permission. This may also be required when carrying out tree surgery by a tree surgeon.

Our tree survey, Nottingham services

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Collington Winter Environmental offer tree work consultancy services to all locations in the United Kingdom, including Nottingham. We provide a wide range of high-quality services, including:

  • Tree condition surveys
  • Aerial tree inspections
  • British Standard BS5837 tree surveys in relation to design, demolition and construction recommendations
  • Arboricultural method statements/ individual tree protection plans
  • Arboricultural impact assessments
  • Site monitoring and health and safety supervision
  • Tree constraint plan drawings
  • Tree risk management recommendations

If you are looking to apply for planning permission and you believe that surrounding trees could impact this, please get in touch to find out more about our tree survey, Nottingham services.

How can Collington Winter assist?

Collington Winter believe in a pragmatic approach to development. We meet the needs of developers and tree owners whilst also protecting trees for surrounding wildlife and the natural environment. Our professional tree surveyors work alongside our individual and commercial clients to find solutions and develop relationships.

We believe that an early consultation with one of our experienced arboriculture consultants is the best way to improve the chances of a proposed development project with a local planning authority. We have provided tree management services across Nottingham and the East Midlands and the team are well served to assist both small and large scale developments.

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