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Tree Preservation Order (TPO) and Hedge Legislation

Applications And Appeals

The team has direct local authority experience and offers an invaluable insight into the process (see Meet The Team). They can guide you through the application and appeals process, in order to minimise difficulties and promote sustainable tree care. 

All consultants are fully conversant with the relevant legislation and best practice for TPO Applications and Appeals and for the reviewing of Tree Preservation Orders.

High Hedges Legislation

Evergreen hedges in urban areas are now controlled by The Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003. Advice can be given to landowners and neighbours on appropriate management, and the impact of hedges on houses and gardens. Reports available include: 

Action Height calculations

Shade analysis

Scope of works and specifications

An appraisal of the hedge(row) is carried out and realistic management options offered. Consultants have direct and extensive experience of the regulations relating to hedges and have practical experience in their management. They are able to offer professional advice and act as impartial arbitrators.

Rural Hedges (The Hedgerows Regulations 1997)

Rural hedgerows are protected by The Hedgerows Regulations. Aspect’s experienced consultants can make an appraisal of hedgerows to assess their wildlife and historical importance, which includes management advice/options for moving sections of hedges, to allow access and facilitate development advice/options for moving sections of hedges to allow access and facilitate development.

Would You Like To Know More?

If you have any questions or queries on our services, please call us on 01364 644822 or use the form below to contact us.