Site Clearance


We provide a wide range of heavy duty and specialised site clearance equipment that ensures projects, whether large or small, can be completed on time. We work with the majority of developers, groundwork & demolition contractors and civil engineers.

With Mulchers able to turn hectares of scrubland into areas ready for construction projects in a matter of hours, 360 excavators with harvesting heads capable of felling a tree, removing the branches and cutting to a specified length in a matter of seconds and whole tree chippers that can turn a mature tree into woodchip (that can be used as renewable energy source) within a few minutes, we can provide a wide range of heavy duty and specialised site clearance equipment.

Tree Surgery


As an experienced contractor we provide professional tree surgery, tree care and tree removal services, together with advice, tree reports and help with TPO planning approval. We have a close working relationship with many arboriculture consultants ensuring that our high standards of workmanship are maintained and that recent developments within our industry are utilised.

  • Crown Lifting

  • Crown Reduction

  • Crown thinning

  • Deadwooding

  • Pruning

  • DDD reporting

  • Windblown tree removal 



Using only CSCS / FISS accredited fence installers HTG has acquired considerable experience in the installation of environmental and security fencing.  We supply and erect the following types of fencing to approved British Standards (BS 1722 “Fencing” or BS 5837 “Trees in Relation to Construction”):

  • Highway Timber Post & Rail             

  • Timber Closeboard & Palisade Fencing

  • Palisade Security Fencing & Gates   

  • Chainlink Fencing & Gates

  • Open Mesh Steel Panel Fences                    

  • Anti-Intruder Fencing

  • Tree Protection Fencing                        

  • Site Hoarding

  • Badger Fencing                               

  • Reptile Exclusion Fencing

  • Otter Fencing                                               

  • Deer Fencing

  • Stock Fencing                                             

  • Rabbit Fencing

Weed Control


We specialises in the control and eradication of invasive weeds and plants including Giant Hogweed, Ragwort, Floating Pennywort, Himalayan Balsam, Japanese Knotweed (our speciality), Skunk Cabbage and Rhododendron. These weeds and plants are increasingly becoming a nuisance and methods of control include herbicide treatment, manual pulling and removal by mechanical means, according to the weed / plant and its situation. HTG can advise on the best method of eradication, arrange the licences and make the necessary arrangements for Landfill Tax (LFT) exemptions. The Company is BASIS registered and all operatives using herbicides are NPTC PA1 and PA6 qualified.

Ecological Mitigation

The Homegrown Timber Group takes pride in its sensitivity to the ecological aspects of engineering and development; the Company has built up expertise in environmental mitigation ranging from large scale soil translocation projects to the collection of plants and construction of badger setts.

We undertake habitat improvement for conservation and environmentally sensitive mitigation works. We supply experienced ecologists and environmentalists for surveying and reporting and offer a watching brief service during the construction phase of any project.

Our environmental policy commits us to continuous environmental improvement, to be environmentally friendly, to demonstrate sound environmental performance, to prevent pollution and take actions that will lead to environmental sustainability. It applies to all our activities and their effect on our employees, contractors, suppliers, customers, the general public, and the world environment.

Homegrown Timber Group - Courtlands, Antlands Lane, Shipley Bridge, Surrey, RH6 9TE - Tel: 01293 821321 - Privacy Notice