We combine our extensive arboriculture experience with the highest industry standards, helping our clients deliver development projects on time, and with minimal environmental challenges.
Including tree surveys, TPO applications/appeals, hazard tree assessments and full tree assessment surveys for planning applications.
We understand every type of challenge that trees can bring to the planning process.
Our team has worked across every type of project, from highly complex commercial developments to smaller residential properties, so we have an excellent track record of helping our clients find a solution to any kind of tree problem. Trees are not our only specialism; we’re also highly knowledgeable in the planning process, so we’re easily able to spot and communicate anything that may impact the development of your site – helping you avoid future delays and costs.
Our senior arboricultural consultant, Mark Mackworth-Praed, is a registered consultant with the Arboricultural Association.
Our team is highly trained, so you can be confident that each project will be handled responsibly and within legislative guidelines. With 100+ years’ experience between us, we’re the obvious choice in the industry for arboriculture, forestry and landscape matters.
Our consultants are rarely more than an hour away from any London or South of England site.
Our arboricultural consultants have extensive knowledge of sites across the whole of the South of England, including Hampshire, London, Surrey, Sussex up to Northamptonshire and more. Being strategically based, any Southern England site is in easy reach which means we can also perform last-minute site visits if you’re working on a quick-moving project.
We understand that your deadlines are tight; therefore, we try to respond to every arboricultural fee estimate request within 48 hours.
Our arboricultural services
We can provide full tree surveys for prospective planning applications
These comply with BS5837 (2012) and will identify any development constraints imposed by the trees and will give you practical solutions to overcome them.
We have experience in providing Expert Witness evidence
We have broad experience in providing Expert Witness evidence and appearing in Planning Appeals and Public Inquiries. with an excellent track record of successful outcomes.
Tree Hazard Assessments and Surveys
Our team has built up a high level of experience in carrying out tree hazard surveys for a wide range of clients from local authorities, government bodies, large landowners to private individuals with just one tree.
Does your tree have internal decay/defects? Has an external inspection not reached a firm conclusion; Don’t want to fell a tree without a high degree of confidence of the necessity? Then we have just the answer; the arboreal equivalent of a CT scan.
Our arboricultural specialists can provide Locum Services for Local Authorities
We can provide support services to local authorities under pressure through staff illness, budget cuts or staff reductions.
What our arboricultural clients say about us
I have known David Archer since 2000 and worked closely with him on many planning applications where there are tree, ecology and landscape issues that necessitate professional specialist guidance.
All of DAA reports and drawings are crafted to a high quality meeting the level of detail required by Local Planning Authorities.
David and his team of consultants work proactively giving clear and accurate advice to achieve workable solutions.
– Jayne Wunderlich, Paradigm Planning Limited
Tree fee estimates delivered within 48 hours
100+ years’ team experience
London and South of England coverage
Friendly, helpful and approachable team
About our Arboricultural Services
Our deep understanding of the planning process and the specific requirements of individual planning officers allows us to comfortably guide our clients through any challenge, big or small.
Our arboricultural consultants cover the broad geographical area of the South of England, up to Northamptonshire. They’re rarely more than one hour away from any primary site. See our full coverage here
Our arboriculture team works quickly and efficiently. Fee estimates are usually turned around in 48 hours and surveys within 5 working days, helping to ensure you never lose out on that ideal site to a competitor.