Posts Categorized: General

Customer feedback

….good to know that our work helps! “We would like to express our gratitude…….the expert report you provided to us and our solicitors was critical in resolving this dispute. In producing the report we were extremely impressed with your professional approach to ascertaining the reasons behind our drive being damaged. We can confidently recommend Aspect… Read more »

Daylight Analysis….inside the box

Some of our recent 3D modelling work has been well received by clients wanting to make potentially contentious planning issues very clear.

New Cornish Consultant…

I don’t mean we are now offering advice on all issues Cornish (!)…..rather, that we have recently expanded and employed a new Cornwall-based arboricultural consultant. You may already be familiar with Simon Proctor who has been with us since April. Simon has taken the leap from Tree Officer to join us at Aspect having spent… Read more »

Trees, Sunlight and Skylight

Trees, hedges, buildings and topography can all have negative or positive effects on the levels of sunlight or skylight external to, or within buildings. Local Planning Authorities are now actively encouraged by the NPPF to demand demonstration of compliance with all relevant parts of; BRE209; BS5837; BS8206-2; and ODPM High Hedges & Light Loss, as… Read more »

Registered Consultant & Chartered Arboriculturist

Our very own top consultant has recently been awarded the accolade of ‘Chartered Arboriculturist’…..Well done Dom. The formal credential represents the highest level of professional standard.  Dom has passed through a rigorous examination and professional development process that has brought him to the very top of the profession.  The prestigious acknowledgement was earned through the… Read more »

Chalara dieback of ash – (Chalara fraxinea)

Tree health has been a hot topic in recent weeks following the introduction of a new tree disease into the UK. There has been much press coverage regarding the potentially serious threat to one of our most valuable native trees – Ash. Chalara dieback of ash is a serious disease of ash trees caused by a… Read more »

Winter Weather Warnings

The recent and continued wet weather experienced across the UK and particularly here in the west country may pose problems for trees – the main concerns at this time of the year are the increased likelihood of winter storms and high winds. Flooding can alter the soil structure by allowing the various aggregates to fall apart,… Read more »

Aspect Office Move

After a successful 4 year start up period, Aspect Tree Consultancy has now moved to a new office in Hamlyn House, Buckfastleigh. It has great access to the A38, Devon, Cornwall and beyond. Situated on the top floor of an old mill, it meets our IT and space needs giving us the opportunity to keep… Read more »

BS3998:2010 National Roadshow

Following our very successful training seminar relating to the changes made to the revised British Standard B.S.3998:2010 Tree Work Recommendations, which we ran on a local level in Devon, we have been invited by the Arboricultural Association, to run the event on a national level. The invitation has been extended to Aspect Tree Consultancy to… Read more »