Urban Forestry Group is meeting customer needs by providing tree survey quotations for all BS 5837 Tree Survey, Arboricultural Impact Assessment, Tree Risk Assessment and Landscape Design site requirements to supporting planning applications, that require arboricultural, tree survey quotations, including the re-design and management of landscapes to build a greener world.

Tree survey quotations are available at short notice for Arboricultural Survey Reports for Mortgage approval, to assist in speeding up your property sale, re-mortgage and property purchase requirements.

To receive tree survey quotations including landscape design advice and support; please telephone or email your tree survey and landscape design service requirements. Please include any site plans and local authority tree survey conditions.

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Call us today to discuss your project requirements, as we supply written quotations for small scale projects involving 1 to several trees, up to large scale development and tree management plans.

Covering: Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, and North Wales

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?

Client Testimonials

Many thanks for all the hard work on an extremely demanding site. Your information formed an integral part of the successful planning application.

Mr. Damian Field – FSP Architects & Planners

We would certainly recommend the Urban Forestry Group. We were extremely impressed by the friendly and professional service.

Mark Harrison

I have worked closely with Urban Forestry Group for a number of years now and have found them not only to be totally reliable. I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending them to anybody.

Mr. Gary Morris – Gary Morris Ltd

Provided a British Standard ‘BS: 5837 Tree Survey’ for a major development project in the Wirral. Plotted the trees to scale to assist in determining trees for retention and removal. Great Job! Thanks.

Andy – http://www.kier.co.uk/

Indispensable! I would highly recommend Urban Forestry Group. Their landscape planning services have been essential. we would not have been able to progress our development projects forward without them.

Mr. Kevin Geering. Montpellier Estates

Thank you for assisting in achieving planning consent for our Development Project. I would be happy to recommend your design and survey skills to others seeking similar planning permission.

Mr. Richard Scragg


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.

BS 5837 2012 Tree Survey and Root Protection Area:

Comprising of an accurate scale tree survey site plan, RPA’s, a tree condition assessment, with the tree retention categories and recommendations for tree surgery works.

BS 5837: 2012 Arboricultural Implications Assessment:

The assessment will take account of the effects of any required tree removal; including any potentially damaging activities within the tree/s RPA and provide recommendations.

BS 5837: 2012 Arboricultural Method Statement:

To demonstrate how the construction works within and around the tree/s RPA above and below ground can be undertaken with minimal risk of any adverse impact on the trees to be retained.


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.

Services Outline:

Arboricultural Mortgage Survey for Homebuyers:

At the request of the mortgage Lender; an Arboricultural Survey assesses tree/s surrounding the property, identifying any disorders, including providing a full soil report to give you the ‘ground movement potential’ of the soil.

Tree Risk Assessment & Preventative Tree Management:

For tree owners and businesses who have a responsibility for the safe management of trees and who require a ‘tree risk assessment’, to reduce or remove any identified risk from falling branches or trees.


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.