BS 5837 ARBORICULTURAL SUPERVISION / ARBORICULTURAL CLERK OF WORKS​​

site supervision

We can provide an arboricultural consultant or a tree consultant to provide site supervision for your development project? Also known as an Arboricultural Clerk of Works.

required by Local Authority Tree Officers

Officers are becoming increasingly insistent upon Site supervision of your BS5837 Tree Report and Method Statements. We can provide that service for your development with an agreed schedule

Resolve potential conflicts

If there are clear potential conflicts between trees and the proposed development, these will usually require method statements. There is a high likelihood that the LPA will require some form of Supervision.

agreed supervision programme

We undertaking site visits to inspect work at the scheduled times and the production of a report to support the findings. Together with periodical inspections combined with activity-specific supervision. The activities will include inspection of the tree protection and ground protection measures pre-commencement, during excavation, prior to pile installation and during any working within the RPA of retained trees.

Are you looking for an arboricultural consultant or a tree consultant to provide some site supervision for your development project? This is also known sometimes as an Arboricultural Clerk of Works.

Whether you are a developer, architect or planning consultant with multiple large sites, a builder with small to large sites on the go or an individual householder organising and project managing your own extension works. We are able to assist you in all of these situations for you to achieve your goal.  Either way you are in the right place.

This is something that we at Arbor Cultural Ltd. can undertake for you.
Please contact Arbor Cultural Ltd. for a free quotation.

We provide arboricultural site supervision for development projects to address BS5837 requirements and comply with planning conditions.

This is an area that Local Authority Tree Officers are becoming increasingly insistent upon, either with the BS5837 Tree Report and Method Statements

If there are clear potential conflicts between trees and the proposed development, these will usually require method statements. There is a high likelihood that the LPA will require some form of Arboricultural Supervision.

This is something that we at Arbor Cultural Ltd. can provide for you.
This will usually comprise of the production of a supervision programme, undertaking site visits to inspect work at the scheduled times and the production of a report to support the findings. The programme will usually be a combination of periodical inspections combined with activity specific supervision. The activities will include inspection of the tree protection and ground protection measures pre-commencement, during excavation, prior to pile installation and during any working within the RPA of retained trees.

This will need to be signed off at the end of the project, to assess the impact of the site works on the tree, its roots and the surrounding soil, implement any remediation measures and make a final report to get any remaining tree conditions discharged.

We have recently working in London, Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex, Kent, Hampshire, Berkshire and all across the south of England. We have recently successfully worked in numerous local authorities and like to build productive relationships with tree officers.

Local authorities where we have had recent success include Esher, Walton on Thames, Surbiton, Egham, Elmbridge, Reigate, Portsmouth, Crawley, Tonbridge, Bracknell, Reading, Slough, Windsor, Oxford and Cambridge as well as the London Boroughs of Barnet, Bromley, Camden, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Hackney, Harrow, Hounslow, Lewisham, Merton, Redbridge, Richmond Upon Thames, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston Upon Thames, Southwark, Sutton, Waltham forest and Wandsworth.

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Frequently asked questions

These BS5837 elements are all important for a smooth and successful planning process. The local authority tree officer can ask for any or all of these to better enable him to assess your planning application.

  • BS 5837 Tree Report
  • BS5837 Tree Survey
  • BS5837 Arboricultural Impact Assessment (AMS)
  • BS 5837 Arboricultural Method Statements (AMS)
  • BA 5837 Tree Protection Plan (TPP)
  • BS 5837 Tree Protection Plans (TCP)
  • BS 5837 Arboricultural Supervision