Urban Forestry Group

Provides on a day to day basis; ‘BS 5837 Tree Survey services for all residential, side extension, infill, new housing and industrial planning applications demonstrating; that sites can be developed without causing damage to trees; and if trees are removed, new trees and landscapes can be introduced using our successful Landscape Design Service.

All of our tree survey and landscape design work is undertaken by highly experienced and qualified arboricultural and technical drawing consultants; providing professional results, with excellent customer support at competitive prices; to enable your project to proceed smoothly through the planning system.

Please browse our services page and feel free to phone us to discuss your requirements; we will be happy to answer any questions that you might have?


This British Standard BS 5837 2012 provides the current guidance for us arboriculturalists and planning professionals for supplying accurate tree survey information in support of your planning application; in respect of arboricultural and proposed site layout assessment providing tree protection plans in the vicinity of built structures, driveways and proposed housing developments.

Urban Forestry Group supplies home owners, architects, builders, engineers, surveyors, land managers and landscape architects with the necessary BS 5837 documents to validate planning applications and enable your application to proceed smoothly through the planning process.

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With 15 years’ experience of working with trees; growing individually in groups, in woodland settings, in and around towns and cities, including those sites designated for new housing within greenbelt, TPO and conservation areas, enables us to provide you with accurate and informative tree survey / woodland assessments.

Urban Forestry Group provides you with arboricultural assessments that are designed and constantly reviewed, updated and provide detailed and reliable information, based on a preventative checklist and hazard identification approach.

Our focus is supplying within the agreed timeframe; information that is presented in a clear and easy to read transferable PDF format.



Our landscape design experience has a 100% success rate in achieving planning approval. We analyse the ‘proposed site layout plans’ for what the space is going to be used for; and produce a detailed landscape design scale drawing with a supporting landscape establishment plan to obtain planning approval at a competitive price.

A team of highly experienced specialists provide you with best advice for the local planning authority requirements of ecological surveying, extended phase 1 survey and habitat management. The recommendations can be incorporated in our landscape design and tree retention and new tree and shrub planting plans.


Urban Forestry Group

  • Head Office
  • 2 Willowherb Close,
  • Huntington,
  • Chester,
  • Cheshire,
  • CH3 6SA
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Tel: 01244 325669
  • Open Mon to Fri: 09.00 - 18.00
  • Sat 0900 - 1400


We needed an Arboriculturalist. The Urban Forestry Group were really helpful, extremely prompt, reliable and offered us an excellent all round service. They certainly made things easy for us.

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Urban Forestry Group provides competitive quotations throughout Chester, Cheshire East & West, Manchester and Liverpool for, high quality, accurate BS: 5837 Tree Surveys, Home Buyers Arboricultural Surveys and Landscape Design Services with a 100% success rate. Click here for the website contact page or Tel Chester: 01244 325669.