Understanding the importance of trees
Trees and woodland are an important part of both urban and rural landscapes, where they play major ecological, economic, socio-cultural and aesthetic roles. Because trees can reduce urban temperatures by 4°C, more urban canopy cover will be critical as temperatures climb as a result of global warming.
Our urban & landscape design team provides a complete range of arboricultural consultancy and advocacy services to a wide range of clients, identifying constraints and opportunities and limiting the risk of conflicts between developers and local planning authorities. They also work frequently in multidisciplinary WYG teams on broader projects.
Our accredited arboriculturists use the best industry standard software and modelling techniques to support them in advising clients on preferred options from strategic planning (inspections, inventories & risk assessments) through to the detail construction approach for development options (Impact Assessment and Method Statements). Our capabilities include: